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Training Place

 
 
Training Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2008
1. Training Place Marker
Inscription. Presented to the City of Newark on its 250th Anniversary by the Daughters of the Revolution of the State of New Jersey to mark the site of the Training Place established in 1669 and used for that purpose at every call to defend the rights and liberties of our country.
 
Erected 1916 by Daughters of the Revolution of the State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 40° 44.377′ N, 74° 10.121′ W. Marker is in Newark, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker can be reached from Park Place, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in Newark’s Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Newark NJ 07104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Philip Kearny (within shouting distance of this marker); Trinity Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington Passed Beneath this Tower (about 300 feet away); First Constitution of the Province of New Jersey (about 300 feet away); Historic Site (about 300 feet away); Historic Plane Tree (about 300 feet away); Griffith Piano Company (about 400 feet away); The Wars of America (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Newark.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & Patriotism
 
Marker in Military Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2008
2. Marker in Military Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 600 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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