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Martian Park

Van Nest Park is a very small park with picnic tables and jungle gyms. Known for the monument at... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
E251KQjohnb
Nice, but missing history

Went here because this is where the Martians landed. Disappointed to find out that the monument... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
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27 Aug 2018
“Martian Park”
3 Sep 2018
“Nice, but missing history”
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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218 Cranbury Rd, West Windsor Township, NJ 08550-2801
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

Went here because this is where the Martians landed. Disappointed to find out that the monument indicating the "exact landing spot" was gone, just the descriptive placards on what went on that night - most of which was in a taped off area and this...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

This is a great park for several reasons: large field for playing chase or ball; it has a rock wall, which is not common to playgrounds; there's a pavilion just beside the lake; plenty of swings; and clean bathrooms (not port-o-potty).

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Van Nest Park is a very small park with picnic tables and jungle gyms. Known for the monument at the park as being the site of the "War of the Worlds" landing site. Van Nest Park is Grover's Mill New Jersey.

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