Branch Brook Park

Branch Brook Park (HMZKC)

Location: Newark, NJ 07104 Essex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 47.074', W 74° 10.361'

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Celebrating 140 Years

In October of 1867, the firm of Olmsted & Vaux selected this site for our great park.
It took almost 30 years to
pass the correct legislation,
and in 1895, Branch Brook Park was built.
We are so grateful to the visionaries who
understood the need for open space
in urban areas, and created the first
county park system in America.

[ Second Marker : ]
This property
is listed in the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
Year Placed2007
Placed ByEssex County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 4:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 569805 N 4515171
Decimal Degrees40.78456667, -74.17268333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 47.074', W 74° 10.361'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 47' 4.44" N, 74° 10' 21.66" W
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Area Code(s)973
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 525 Branchbrook Park, Newark NJ 07104, US
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