Cresskill, New Jersey: 563 Flu Victims Died Here Team Field Report

Knickerbocker Rd, Cresskill, NJ
In the traffic circle at the intersection of Madison Ave. and Knickerbocker Rd.
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights

Camp Merritt Flu Memorial.

563 Flu Victims Died Here

The one place you don't want to be in a flu pandemic is a crowded military transit camp. A towering obelisk now marks the spot, dedicated to the 563 people who didn't leave alive. Report... [11/26/2012]

Visitor Tips and News About 563 Flu Victims Died Here

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Camp Merritt Flu Memorial.

563 Flu Victims Died Here

From one pandemic to another. The Camp Merritt Flu Memorial is in the middle of a busy traffic circle -- be careful.

[Kathie, 02/22/2021]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Field Station: DinosaursField Station: Dinosaurs, Leonia, NJ - 5 mi.
USS Enterprise NameplateUSS Enterprise Nameplate, River Vale, NJ - 5 mi.
Palisades Amusement Park SitePalisades Amusement Park Site, Cliffside Park, NJ - 8 mi.
In the region:
Walter's - Asian Roof Hot Dog Stand, Mamaroneck, NY - 12 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

My Sights

My Sights on Roadside America

Create Your Own Bizarre Road Trips! ...Try My Sights

Mobile Apps

Roadside America app: iPhone, iPad Roadside America app for iPhone, iPad. On-route maps, 1,000s of photos, special research targets! ...More

Roadside Presidents app: iPhone, iPad Roadside Presidents app for iPhone, iPad. POTUS landmarks, oddities. ...More

New Jersey Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Christ of the Ozarks, Eureka Springs, Arkansas (May 3-9, 2021)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Book Now