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John Fitzgerald Kennedy

 
 
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
1. John Fitzgerald Kennedy Marker
Inscription.
In Memory of
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
35th President
of the
United States of America
May 29, 1917
November 23, 1963

Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe in order to assure the survival and the success of liberty. This much we pledge – and more.

Inaugural Address
January 20, 1961

 
Erected 1965 by Men, women and children of Essex County.
 
Location. 40° 44.279′ N, 74° 10.228′ W. Marker is in Newark, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and Cedar Street, on the left when traveling south on Broad Street. Click for map. Marker is located in the southern end of 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. “Hitherto Hath The Lord Helped Us” (a few steps from this marker); Archie Callahan (a few steps from this marker); Elisha Boudinot and General Lafayette (within shouting distance of this marker); First School Safety Patrol in America
Marker in Military Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
2. Marker in Military Park
(within shouting distance of this marker); This Liberty Pole (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wars of America (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Plane Tree (about 500 feet away); Philip Kearny (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Newark.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of President John F. Kennedy. Official White House website. (Submitted on March 8, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
3. John Fitzgerald Kennedy Marker
This monument was dedicated on November 11,1965, less than a year after President Kennedy’s assassination.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 395 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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