Reel Jersey Girl: Alice Guy Blaché”
We will celebrate the induction of Fort Lee’s own Alice Guy Blaché into the New Jersey Hall of Fame with a special film screening onThursday, October 10, at 7:30 PM at the Fort Lee Historic Park Visitor Center (Historic Park entrance is on Hudson Terrace immediately south of the George Washington Bridge. This free program features screenings of two of Alice Guy’s short films produced at Solax Studios in Fort Lee in 1913: Matrimony’s Speed Limit and A House Divided.Alice Guy came to Fort Lee from France in 1912 and built her own studio, Solax, where she directed, produced, and wrote hundreds of films before women in this nation had the right to vote.
There may be a $5 parking fee
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From southbound Palisades Interstate Parkway (Hudson Terrace exit): Take exit for Hudson Terrace (south of gas stations south of Exit 1, just past split for GW Bridge — left turn here not permitted on weekdays before 9 AM, use Exit 1 directions below). Turn left off the short exit ramp onto Hudson Terrace, to head south. At the second traffic light (Bruce Reynolds Boulevard), just beyond the big overpass for the George Washington Bridge, turn left from left-turn lane to the entrance to Fort Lee Historic Park.
From southbound Palisades Interstate Parkway (Exit 1): Take Exit 1, Palisade Avenue, Englewood, Englewood Cliffs. Turn left (east), then right onto Hudson Terrace (south). Continue about 2 mi. At the second traffic light (Bruce Reynolds Boulevard), just beyond the big overpass for the George Washington Bridge, turn left from left-turn lane to the entrance to Fort Lee Historic Park.
From eastbound Routes 4 & 46 and northbound I-95: Take the exit for Fort Lee (Exit 72 for I-95 local, Exit 73 for I-95 express). Continue straight (east) on Bruce Reynolds Boulevard through several traffic lights (essentially, this is the service road for the highways approaching the George Washington Bridge). Go straight through the last traffic light into the entrance to Fort Lee Historic Park.
From New York City: Take the upper level of the George Washington Bridge to the first Fort Lee exit, Hudson Terrace. Bear right and proceed down the ramp to the traffic light. Turn right (south) onto Hudson Terrace. At the next light (Bruce Reynolds Boulevard), turn left from left-turn lane to the entrance to Fort Lee Historic Park.
By Public Transportation (and walking across the George Washington Bridge):
For bus information, see main directions page. Best bus stop for Fort Lee Historic Park is Bridge Plaza in Fort Lee, New Jersey.
Get off at Fort Lee Bridge Plaza (the first stop out of New York City from the George Washington Bridge Terminal). Go up the stairs to Lemoine Avenue and turn right (south). At the intersection on the other side of the overpass, turn left (east) and go downhill on Bruce Reynolds Boulevard. At the light at the bottom of the hill (Hudson Terrace), cross the street to the Historic Park entrance.
If walking across the George Washington Bridge from New York City, turn left (south) on Hudson Terrace, and the entrance to Fort Lee Historic Park will be on the left (east).