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Cape May in Cape May County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cape May County Fishermans Memorial

 
 
Cape May County Fishermans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 27, 2009
1. Cape May County Fishermans Marker
The same text appears on the front and back of the memorial.
Inscription. Dedicated to fishermen lost at sea,1988

He hushed the storm to a gentle breeze
and the billows of the seas were stilled.
 
Erected 1988 by Fishermen’s Memorial Project.
 
Location. 38° 56.706′ N, 74° 54.211′ W. Marker is in Cape May, New Jersey, in Cape May County. Marker is at the intersection of Missouri Avenue and Baltimore Avenue on Missouri Avenue. Click for map. Memorial is on the waterfront of Cape May Harbor. Marker is in this post office area: Cape May NJ 08204, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. S. S. Cape May (approx. 1.3 miles away); Edwin Joseph Hill, CMH (approx. 1.3 miles away); Edgar Arthur Draper (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lt. Richard Wickes (approx. 1.4 miles away); Henry Washington Sawyer (approx. 1.4 miles away); Historic Cold Spring Village (approx. 2.2 miles away); Dedicated to Lt. Richard Wickes (approx. 2.3 miles away); What Is It? (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cape May.
 
Also see . . .  Fisherman Memorial sculpture. Smithsonian American Art Museum website. (Submitted on August 28, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Cape May County Fishermans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 27, 2009
2. Cape May County Fishermans Memorial
Closeup of Fishermans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 27, 2009
3. Closeup of Fishermans Memorial
The 8 foot granite statue, by artist Heather Baird, depicts a woman and her children looking out over the water for the return of her fisherman husband.
List of Fisherman Lost at Sea image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 27, 2009
4. List of Fisherman Lost at Sea
List of Fisherman Lost at Sea cont. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 27, 2009
5. List of Fisherman Lost at Sea cont.
Captain Hiram L. Thompson Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 27, 2009
6. Captain Hiram L. Thompson Memorial
In memory of
Captain Hiram L. Thompson
1924 • 1988
Fisherman’s Memorial Inc. 1984 – 1988
Commercial Fisherman. Dedicated worker for the Fishermen’s Memorial Project.
Respected and admired by all who knew him. Died one week prior to delivery of memorial to this site.
Cape May County Fishermans Memorial Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 27, 2009
7. Cape May County Fishermans Memorial Dedication Plaque
Dedicated to fisherman
lost at sea – 1988
Cape May County Fishermans
Memorial, Inc.
Marker in Cape May image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 27, 2009
8. Marker in Cape May
All of the above markers are found in the Fishermans Memorial Park.
Cape May County Fishermans Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 27, 2009
9. Cape May County Fishermans Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 3,652 times since then and 118 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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