What’s In a Name Wednesday: Berry’s Creek

    At our 40th Anniverasry Slide Show presentation in East Rutherford last week, we showed this shot of Berry's Creek, which prompted a question from the audience: "Where did Berry's Creek get its name?'
   The short answer is that the creek is named for Captain John Berry, one of the early Meadowlands landowners.
   More on Capt. Berry here.
   Click "Continue reading…" to see two maps of Berry's Creek — before and after it was straightened.  

BergenMeadowMap1836                                         1940 meadowlands topo map

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