Newark in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Hercules of the
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June 27, 1976
Erected 1976 by Portugese American Community.
Location. 40° 43.991′ N, 74° 9.861′ W. Marker is in Newark, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Ferry Street and Edison Place, on the right when traveling south on Ferry Street. Click for map. Marker is in a triangular park, named for Peter Francisco, in the Ironbound section of Newark, just south of Penn Station. Marker is in this post office area: Newark NJ 07105, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Penn Station Historic Site (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Newark Covenant (approx. 0.4 miles away); Revolutionary War Soldiers and Patriots Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Settlers of Newark (approx. 0.4 miles away); Elisha Boudinot and General Lafayette (approx. 0.4 miles away); First School Safety Patrol in America “Old First” (approx. 0.4 miles away); This Liberty Pole (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Newark.
Also see . . .
1. Peter Francisco: A One Man Army. A Biography of Peter Francisco from Time Tracts. (Submitted on July 3, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Peter Francisco, Giant of the American Revolution. Revolutionary War Historical Article from Sons of Liberty Chapter of Sons of the American Revolution. (Submitted on July 3, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary •
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