World War I Memorial Park
River Road at W. Fort Lee Road, Bogota, Bergen County, NJ


1642  --  Johannes Winckelman built near her a 90 foot long fur trading post and farmhouse.

during the 1643 Indian War  --  the building was protected by 5 Dutch soldiers.

1643 (September 17)  -- the building was attacked and burned to the ground by the Hackensack and Tappan Indians. 

This section of Bogota was known as "Winkelman" for many years. 

Patrick L. Cooney, Ph. D.

Acer platanoides (Norway maple)
Acer pseudoplatanus (sycamore maple)
Ailanthus altissima (tree-of-heaven)
Morus alba (white mulberry)
Phellodendron amurense (cork tree)
Pinus strobus (white pine)
Taxus sp. (yew)
Thuja occidentalis (arbor vitae)
Tilia americana (American basswood)

Shrubs and sub-shrubs:
Hibiscus syriacus (rose-of-Sharon)
Ligustrum sp. (privet)

Ampelopsis brevipedunculata (porcelain berry)
Toxicodendron radicans (poison ivy)

Eupatorium rugosum (white snakeroot)
Oxalis sp. (yellow wood sorrel) 
Phytolacca americana (pokeweed) 
Plantago lanceolata (English plantain)
Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)