Introduction to Roseland, New Jersey
Roseland once fell within the Horseneck Tract, which was purchased by English settlers in 1702. Roseland was incorporated as Centerville on March 10, 1908. It was renamed Roseland because various other places in New Jersey were already named Centerville.
Roseland and nearby Attractions
- Roseland Historical Society
- Foulertons Brook
- Riker Hill Fossil Site
- West Essex Park
- Harrison House
- Alice Austen House Museum
Things To Do In Roseland
The Brooklyn Children's Museum and the Central Park Zoo are popular local destinations for children. The Crane Phillips Living Museum, the American Folk Art Museum, Fort Lee Historic Park & Museum, Coney Island Museum, and the Grey Art Gallery at NYU are some museums located near Roseland. Dahnert's Lake County Park, West Essex Park, Saddle River County Park and Brookdale Park offer boating, camping, hiking, picnicking and biking opportunities.
Newark Liberty International is the nearest major airport.
Roseland Higher Education
Seton Hall University, Caldwell College, Bloomfield College and Passaic County Community College are all located near Roseland.