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Newark in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First School Safety Patrol in America

 
 
First School Safety Patrol in America Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
1. First School Safety Patrol in America Marker
Inscription.
On May 24, 1916
the Newark Board of Education
on the recommendation of
Charles A. MacCall, Supervisor of Attendance
and
Felix Dunn of the Newark Police Department
established the first School Safety Patrol in our nation.

Patrol members through their continuous service
have practiced and taught safety
thus initiating standards that have lasted through the years
attaining national adoption.

 
Erected 1955 by The Schoolmen’s Club with the assistance of the pupils of the Newark, N.J. Public Schools.
 
Location. 40° 44.251′ N, 74° 10.226′ W. Marker is in Newark, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Raymond Blvd. and Park Place, on the right when traveling west on Raymond Blvd.. Click for map. Marker is located near the south end of Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Newark NJ 07102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elisha Boudinot and General Lafayette (here, next to this marker); This Liberty Pole (within shouting distance of this marker); “Hitherto Hath The Lord Helped Us” (within shouting distance of this marker);
Marker in Newark image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
2. Marker in Newark
John Fitzgerald Kennedy (within shouting distance of this marker); Archie Callahan (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wars of America (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Plane Tree (about 700 feet away); Philip Kearny (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newark.
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 352 times since then and 20 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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