Mary Ellen Kramer Park Closure Announcement from the City of Paterson
Due to landscape improvement project, the City of Paterson closed Mary Ellen Kramer Park, landing & footbridge on November 4, 2013. The project may be completed by end of 2014. Falls can be viewed from Overlook Park. Call 973-321-1212 for project info.
Did you know...
...that part of the Appalachian Trail, a 2,184-mile long footpath, runs through New Jersey?
...that New Jersey is called the "Crossroads of the American Revolution"?
...that New Jersey is the birthplace of sound recording and motion pictures?
These places, and other nationally significant parts of New Jersey's natural and cultural heritage, are all part of the National Park System.
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You can also learn about the more than 400 National Park Service sites throughout the country.
Did You Know?
Samuel Colt was an early Paterson business owner? From 1836 until 1842, his gun mill produced about 5,000 guns. A lack of government contracts was a major factor in his failure in Paterson. He later achieved success in his hometown of Hartford, Conn., with the outbreak of the Mexican-American War.