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Leisure Village West-Pine Lake Park in Ocean County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Grand Army Of The Republic Memorial

 
 
Grand Army Of The Republic Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By John Intile, April 5, 2011
1. Grand Army Of The Republic Memorial
Inscription. to perpetuate the memory of the grand army of the republic
 
Erected by g.a.r.m.p.a.
 
Location. 40° 0.419′ N, 74° 15.311′ W. Marker is in Leisure Village West-Pine Lake Park, New Jersey, in Ocean County. Marker is at the intersection of Oakdale Street and Wellington Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Oakdale Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Toms River NJ 08757, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hangar No. 1 (approx. 3.5 miles away); Airship Hindenburg Disaster (approx. 4.1 miles away); Toms River Block House (approx. 4.8 miles away); Captain Joshua Huddy (approx. 4.9 miles away); Old Revolutionary Cannon (approx. 4.9 miles away); Anchor from the Aircraft Carrier USS Randolph CV-15 (approx. 5 miles away); Preserving Baymen Heritage (approx. 5 miles away); Elizabeth Sculthorp Force (approx. 5.1 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This is a surprisingly large and impressive memorial nearly hidden within a tree-lined area of a small residential community.
 
Regarding Grand Army Of The Republic Memorial. This impressive memorial
Grand Army Of The Republic Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By John Intile, April 5, 2011
2. Grand Army Of The Republic Memorial
View from behind the two period cannons.
commemorates the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) which was a fraternal organization composed of veterans of the Union Army who served in the American Civil War. It does not commemorate a civil war battle site.
 
Additional keywords. civil war memorial
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Grand Army Of The Republic Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By John Intile, April 5, 2011
3. Grand Army Of The Republic Memorial
Inscription on the left cannon, facing West.
Grand Army Of The Republic Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By John Intile, April 5, 2011
4. Grand Army Of The Republic Memorial
Inscription on the right cannon, facing West.
Grand Army Of The Republic Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By John Intile, April 5, 2011
5. Grand Army Of The Republic Memorial
Engraved metal plaque affixed to the central column of the memorial.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by John Intile of Toms River, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 981 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by John Intile of Toms River, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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