Treasure Trove of Online Maps, Documents


(1970 Map of Hackensack Meadowlands)

Fairleigh Dickinson University, in conjunction with the Meadowlands Commission’s Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute, has posted a treasure trove of 346 Meadowlands region-related maps, documents and other archival information on its website.

To access the digitized documents, which date back to 1916, click here and scroll down to Hackensack Meadowlands Papers. The documents are in PDF format.

Information on the site includes:

  • Assessment, aerial, zoning and topographical maps of Meadowlands municipalities and the region’s waterways
  • NJMC Annual Reports, including the Commission’s first report from 1969
  • Numerous economic, scientific, engineering and environmental reports and studies

These are just a few of the highlights from the hundreds of remarkable historical documents available. Happy reading!

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