“Dear Weird NJ – This appears a little weird. “The Courtship of Miles Standish,” a narrative poem written in 1858 by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is immortalized on the streets of Clifton in the Richfield neighborhood subdivision.
The famous love triangle characters are all here; streets are named after John Alden, Priscilla Mullins and Miles Standish. Maybe this is a good weird place to spend Thanksgiving.” –Bob Brenniser
Other Pilgrim related street names that can be found in the neighborhood include: Mayflower Street, Plymouth Road and Thanksgiving Lane.
The preceding article is an excerpt from Weird NJ magazine, “Your Travel Guide to New Jersey’s Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets,” which is available on newsstands throughout the state and on the web at www.WeirdNJ.com. All contents ©Weird NJ and may not be reproduced by any means without permission. Weird NJ photos by Mark Moran.
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