The Palisades are a line of steep cliffs that stretch along the Hudson in northeastern New Jersey and into New York. In 1524, Italian explorer Giovanni da Verazzano described these cliffs as "a fence of stakes," or "Palisades" (from the French).
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Palisades Amusement Park from Palisades Park, NJ - 1898 to 1971
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Palisades Amusement Park was an amusement park located in Bergen County, New Jersey, across the Hudson River from New York City. It was situated atop the New Jersey Palisades lying partly in Cliffside Park and partly in Fort Lee. The park operated from 1898 until 1971, remaining one of the most visited amusement parks in the country near the end of its existence.
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Palisades Amusement Park was located in Bergen County, New Jersey, across the Hudson River from New York City. It was situated atop the New Jersey Palisades. We could get there in about 15 minutes from our house. The park was one of the most visited amusement parks in the country but was closed in 1971 to be replaced by condos that were able to offer residents a gorgeous view of the New York skyline & Hudson River. Still, Palisades Park will be remembered fondly by all.
Palisades Amusement Park vintage poster
"Palisades Amusement Park, swings all day and after dark. Ride the coaster, get cool in the waves in the pool. You'll have fun, so come on over."
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Let me whisper in your ear. Mary Jane Clark. The discovery of a body buried at the famous Palisades Amusement Park and the horrifying death of a popular female television host arouse suspicions about reporter Laura Walsh, whose television obituaries seem a little prescient
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Hiking the "Giant Stairs" @ the Palisades Parkway in New Jersey
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Palisades Interstate Park: Giant Stairs Hike
"Palisades Park", Freddie "Boom Boom" Cannon (1962).