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Allenhurst in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jersey Central Power & Light Employees

 
 
Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) World War II Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C., August 20, 2008
1. Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) World War II Marker
Inscription.
July 4, 1941

Dedicated to our fellow employees who serve in the Armed Forces of the United States of America

 
Erected 1941 by Employees of Jersey Central Power & Light Company.
 
Location. 40° 14.073′ N, 74° 0.421′ W. Marker is in Allenhurst, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Click for map. Located next to the parking lot of the JCP&L maintenance garage next to the flagpole. Marker is at or near this postal address: 525 Main Street, Allenhurst NJ 07711, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Era Anchor (approx. 0.3 miles away); S.S. Morro Castle Disaster (approx. 0.9 miles away); Soldiers’ Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); President Wilson’s Asbury Park Executive Offices (approx. 1.3 miles away); Church of the Presidents (approx. 2.1 miles away); Bradley Beach World War I Monument (approx. 2.2 miles away); James A. Garfield (approx. 2.3 miles away); Brinley Grist Mill (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Regarding Jersey Central Power & Light Employees. This particular marker is a bit unusual in that it was a private marker erected by the workers of Jersey Central Power & Light Company
Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) World War II Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C., August 20, 2008
2. Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) World War II Marker
and, being erected in 1941, is dedicated to workers then currently serving in the Armed Forces of the United States.

This marker also was erected before Japan attacked Pear Harbor. There is no reference to "World War II" on the marker as it was not common to refer to the ongoing war in Europe by that term at the time the marker was created.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,010 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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