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Fort Lee Historic Park, United States

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Central Av Plaza St River Blvd
Fort Lee
NJ 07024
USA


Fort Lee, United States
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Fort Lee Historic Park is located atop a bluff of the Hudson Palisades overlooking Burdett's Landing, known as Mount Constitution, in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Native Americans appear to have lived in the area for thousands of years before the arrival of Europeans. Site of George Washington's 1776 encampment opposite Fort Washington at the northern end of Manhattan. Fort Lee is named for General Charles Lee. The site is a reconstruction of the encampment including the blockhouse, battery, quarters as well as a visitors center. It is part of Palisades Interstate Park.
At the north end of the park there are two overlooks with views of the George Washington Bridge, the Hudson River, and the skyline of upper Manhattan. There is metered parking.

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Fort Lee Historic Park

Address: Central Av Plaza St River Blvd, Fort Lee, NJ 07024, USA
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