Fort Lee

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Fort Lee sits on the Palisades, high above the Hudson River, across from Manhattan at the western end of the George Washington Bridge. Fort Lee recounts the rich history of this dynamic borough. Indeed, George Washington slept here, and the Barrymores and the Bennetts and a multitude of actors and entertainers lived and worked here, as it was home to the motion picture industry in the early 1900s. It was also the site of the world-famous Palisades Amusement Park.
ISBN: 9780738535098
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New Jersey
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
The Fort Lee Historical Society and its vice president, Lucille Bertram, drew from their extensive archive and from private collections to produce Fort Lee. This fascinating work explores all neighborhoods-from tight-knit Coytesville to sedate Palisade with its grand early-twentieth-century homes-reflecting the individual flavor and personality of each.