Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park

Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park

40.914429, -74.180267

The park commemorates “The Cradle of American Industry."

The Great Falls of the Passaic River, located in Paterson, N.J., is the site of an early, successful initiative to establish a “national manufactory” in post-revolutionary America.  As part of the Mercantilist vision of Alexander Hamilton, the country’s first Secretary of the Treasury, Paterson become America’s earliest planned industrial city with the incorporation of the Society for...

Park Acreage:

35.00 acres

Municipality:

Paterson

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Contact Information

Web Link:

National Park Service, Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park

Phone:

(973) 523-0370

Fees:

None

Dogs in park:

Dogs on leash

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