Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park

Park Description

Cotton & silk for clothing; locomotives for travel; paper for books & writing letters; airplanes, & more. What do they have in common? They all came from the same place - Paterson, NJ. In 1791, Paterson, America's first planned industrial city, was established, centered around the Great Falls of the Passaic River. From humble mills would rise industries that changed the face of the United States.

Park Address

Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park 72 McBride Avenue

Paterson, NJ, 07501