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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 13 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); Old Revolutionary Cannon (approx. 4.9 miles away); Preserving Baymen Heritage (approx. 5 miles away); The Manasquan Floodplain (approx. 12.3 miles away); Wandering Warblers (approx. 12.3 miles away); Watersheds (approx. 12.3 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 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.
 
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.
 

 
Additional keywords. civil war memorial
 
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 May 5, 2011, by John Intile of Toms River, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 667 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 5, 2011, by John Intile of Toms River, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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