Don’t miss the interesting amusement park displays at the museum.
The Fort Lee Museum at the Judge Moore House at 1588 Palisade Avenue
Visiting a Museum: The Unique, Unusual, Obscure and Historical
The Fort Lee Museum at the Judge Moore House
1588 Palisade Avenue
Fort Lee, NJ 07024
Open: Saturday & Sunday-12:00pm-4:00pm
Fee: Free with donation
I visited the Fort Lee Museum at the Judge Moor House today to see the exhibition on Palisades Park Amusement Park and to see the history of the early film industry. Silent films started in Fort Lee long before they moved Los Angeles.
It was interesting to see how many silent screen stars started in Fort Lee including Mae Marsh, Lillian and Dorothy Gish and Mabel Normad and wherethe movies were shot. The museum shows how the industry grew and the studios that were created in town.
Exhibitions at the museum
The Palisade Park exhibition was on the progression of the growth of the amusement industry in North Jersey and exhibited many artifacts from the old park. There…
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