Cresskill has much history within its 2 square miles. Camp Merritt was built during World War I as a major Army distribution site. The monument which stands tall at the intersection of Madison Avenue and Knickerbocker Road is a memorial and serves as a famous marker. Conveniently located to major highways and eight miles to the George Washington Bridge makes this town very desirable. The borough of Cresskill is special in its blend of people and their strong support of town activities. Cresskill is unique and its townspeople are proud to call it home.