Bergenwood, North Bergen

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Bergenwood is a long narrow district of North Bergen, New Jersey in the northern central part of the township between Kennedy Boulevard and Tonnelle Avenue, characterized by the steep slopes on the west side of the Hudson Palisades as they descend to the New Jersey Meadowlands.wikipedia
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North Bergen, New Jersey

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Bergenwood is a long narrow district of North Bergen, New Jersey in the northern central part of the township between Kennedy Boulevard and Tonnelle Avenue, characterized by the steep slopes on the west side of the Hudson Palisades as they descend to the New Jersey Meadowlands.
At the time, the area of North Bergen was heavily forested, traversed by paths used by the indigenous and colonizing population and became known as Bergen Woods, a name recalled in today's neighborhood of Bergenwood.

New Durham, North Bergen

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Bergenwood is separated from Meadowview Section, a neighborhood to its south by three cemeteries: Flower Hill Cemetery, Grove Church Cemetery and Machpelah Cemetery, while its northern border is created by the Fairview Cemetery at the Bergen County line.
The area was the site of the colonial American community centered on the Three Pigeons when most of North Hudson was called Bergen Woods, a name recalled in Bergenwood Section on the steep slopes of the west side of the Hudson Palisades.

Machpelah Cemetery (North Bergen, New Jersey)

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Bergenwood is separated from Meadowview Section, a neighborhood to its south by three cemeteries: Flower Hill Cemetery, Grove Church Cemetery and Machpelah Cemetery, while its northern border is created by the Fairview Cemetery at the Bergen County line.
Located in the Bergenwood section of then New Durham, land at Machpelah Cemetery was first used for burial purposes in 1850.

County Route 501 (New Jersey)

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Bergenwood is a long narrow district of North Bergen, New Jersey in the northern central part of the township between Kennedy Boulevard and Tonnelle Avenue, characterized by the steep slopes on the west side of the Hudson Palisades as they descend to the New Jersey Meadowlands.

U.S. Route 1/9

Tonnelle AvenueUS 1/9U.S. Route 1-9
Bergenwood is a long narrow district of North Bergen, New Jersey in the northern central part of the township between Kennedy Boulevard and Tonnelle Avenue, characterized by the steep slopes on the west side of the Hudson Palisades as they descend to the New Jersey Meadowlands.

The Palisades (Hudson River)

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Bergenwood is a long narrow district of North Bergen, New Jersey in the northern central part of the township between Kennedy Boulevard and Tonnelle Avenue, characterized by the steep slopes on the west side of the Hudson Palisades as they descend to the New Jersey Meadowlands.

New Jersey Meadowlands

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Bergenwood is a long narrow district of North Bergen, New Jersey in the northern central part of the township between Kennedy Boulevard and Tonnelle Avenue, characterized by the steep slopes on the west side of the Hudson Palisades as they descend to the New Jersey Meadowlands.

North Hudson, New Jersey

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(Addresses are taken from the numbered east-west streets which more or less follow the urban grid of North Hudson municipalities.) The name Bergenwood is reminiscent of the American colonial era when much of Jersey City Heights and North Hudson, New Jersey was still a forest known as Bergen Woods.

Racetrack Section, North Bergen

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North Bergen High School is located on Kennedy Boulevard, across from which is the Racetrack Section.

High Tech High School

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High Tech High School (one of Hudson County Schools of Technology) is located at the foot of 85th Street.

Hudson County Schools of Technology

High Tech High School (one of Hudson County Schools of Technology) is located at the foot of 85th Street.

Flower Hill Cemetery (North Bergen, New Jersey)

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Bergenwood is separated from Meadowview Section, a neighborhood to its south by three cemeteries: Flower Hill Cemetery, Grove Church Cemetery and Machpelah Cemetery, while its northern border is created by the Fairview Cemetery at the Bergen County line.

Grove Church Cemetery

Bergenwood is separated from Meadowview Section, a neighborhood to its south by three cemeteries: Flower Hill Cemetery, Grove Church Cemetery and Machpelah Cemetery, while its northern border is created by the Fairview Cemetery at the Bergen County line.

Fairview Cemetery (Westfield, New Jersey)

Fairview Cemetery
Bergenwood is separated from Meadowview Section, a neighborhood to its south by three cemeteries: Flower Hill Cemetery, Grove Church Cemetery and Machpelah Cemetery, while its northern border is created by the Fairview Cemetery at the Bergen County line.

The Heights, Jersey City

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The name Bergenwood is reminiscent of the American colonial era when much of Jersey City Heights and North Hudson, New Jersey was still a forest known as Bergen Woods.

Bergen County, New Jersey

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Bergenwood is separated from Meadowview Section, a neighborhood to its south by three cemeteries: Flower Hill Cemetery, Grove Church Cemetery and Machpelah Cemetery, while its northern border is created by the Fairview Cemetery at the Bergen County line. At that time it was still part of the Bergen County, the residents of which would pass through the woods between its larger towns at Bergen and Hackensack.

Bergen Square

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At that time it was still part of the Bergen County, the residents of which would pass through the woods between its larger towns at Bergen and Hackensack.

Hackensack, New Jersey

HackensackHackensack, NJHackensack City
At that time it was still part of the Bergen County, the residents of which would pass through the woods between its larger towns at Bergen and Hackensack.

Maisland

What arose from the annual meeting was the creation of several districts, which remain today somewhat as distinct neighborhoods or cities; some of which were Bergen Woods, Bulls Ferry, Sekakes and Wehauk along with Maisland, and upon the freeholders' decision, an overseer for each district was appointed.

Summit Avenue (Hudson Palisades)

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The trail continued north through Bergen Woods before descending and crossing the Hackensack Meadows.

Five Corners, Jersey City

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In the 19th century, the area was the crossroads where Newark Plank Road descended to either Hoboken or Paulus Hook, while Summit Avenue traveled north thorough Bergen Woods or south through Bergen Square to Communipaw.

Hackensack Plank Road

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There the route heads north through New Durham and Bergenwood between the western slope of the palisades and the border of what has become the.