Historic Englewood — City of Englewood webpage

Mayors of Englewood

Saving the Bliss House

The Taylor Bliss house on Engle Street.

Special Events and Presentations

Englewood Environmental History Trail
>Englewood’s Geography
>Bedrocks of the Newark Basin
>“The Seven Sisters” (geology of the Palisades intrusion)
>“Glacial Lake Hackensack”
>“Glacial Erratics and Fieldstones”
>“Flat Rock Brook”
>“Native Vegetation”
>“The Ice Pond in downtown Englewood”
>“The Englewood Canal”
>“The Northern Railroad”
>“The Mackay Park Gatehouse” (among the last structures from William W. Phelps’ 4000-acre estate)
>“Brownstone Buildings”
>“Traprock Quarry”
>“Water Supply System”
>“Wastewater Treatment Systems”
For more information or to arrange for presentations to schools or groups:

Selected Resources available in the Englewood Library:
Englewood, Its Annals and Reminiscences — Humphreys, J.A. (1899).
The Book of Englewood — Adaline W. Sterling (1922), is published by the Cornell Library and can be read online here.
This Was Early Englewood–Lattimer, J. K. (1990). Englewood Historical Society.
A patchwork of personalities and places : an eclectic walking tour in Englewood’s East Hill historic district–2nd Ward —  Irmari Nacht,  (2001) Englewood Historical Society.
Englewood:Historical Sketches edited by Dustin Griffin and Will Lee. (2003). Englewood Historical Society.
Englewood and Englewood Cliffs — Bobbie Bouton-Goldberg, Arnold Brown, Mary Buchbinder, Betty Grossman, Lisa Levien, and Irmari Nacht (1998). Arcadia Publishing

Dwight Morrow High School Alumni Educational Alliance

Lilliam Booth/Actors Fund Home


Griffin, D. “The History of the Flat Rock Brook Watershed” (

Englewood, NJ
People from Englewood

Congressman Steven Rothman

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The Englewood Public Library has archives pages with interesting collections of photos and article about early Englewood:

History of the Englewood Fire Department  (

Congregation Ahavath Torah

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