There's some question about the origin of this rock, technically known as an erratic. Some sources -- they tend to be a bit older -- argue for the Hudson's Bay Area. More recent sources think it originated near Poughkeepsie. In either case, it came a long way courtesy of a glacier. It sat there for 10,000 years or so until... 更多
This Rock is large, brownish and sturdy. It is nice looking so what else am I supposed to say it is a Rock. It is not like the Rock of Gibraltar. Don't hit it with your car. What? It's a rock, I think I am loosing my mind spending my time on this.
As far as rocks go, this is a pretty big one. It is easy enough to get to and there was no waiting. Ample parking is availble at the train station near by. Food is available also at a shopping area off Main Street. There is nice placque honoring the sacrfice of the local war heros for those who care... 更多
Listed as one of the top ten towns to visit in New Jersey, I have a long family history here. It has everything you could want in a small town! The rock, itself, was a tribal meeting place for several Native peoples. It wasn't unusual to find arrow go heads when I was a kid. Go for the fourthof July... 更多
We lived in Glen Rock very happily for 24 years and this glacial erratic was omnipresent. Glen Rock was settled around this large boulder in a small valley (glen), from which it gets its name. Glen Rock is named for the 570-ton boulder, believed to have been deposited by a glacier, that stands two blocks east of Rock Road, the... 更多
If you live in the area, then knowledge of this landmarks history is a must but I don't understand why anyone would travel any great distance to see this. It is literally a large unremarkable boulder in the middle of the street. Otherwise, the town itself is great. An affluent small town with great schools and neighborhoods close to NYC... 更多
This big boulder in the middle of ROCK Road is how a the borough of Glen Rock derived its name. It is a thing to see. Nothing to eat there.