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Plainfield in Union County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Drake House Flag Pole

 
 
Drake House Flag Pole Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 20, 2013
1. Drake House Flag Pole Marker
Inscription.
Flag pole
presented to
Historical Society
of
Plainfield
and
North Plainfield
by
Fraternal Order of Eagles
Plainfield Aerie No 866

Flags presented by
Jr. Order United American Mechanics
Franklin Council No 41
Somerset Council No 104
Plainfield Benevolent Council No 256

July 4, 1921

 
Erected 1921 by Fraternal Order of Eagles.
 
Location. 40° 36.813′ N, 74° 25.888′ W. Marker is in Plainfield, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of West Front Street and Plainfield Avenue, on the right when traveling south on West Front Street. Click for map. Marker is located near the Drake House Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 602 West Front Street, Plainfield NJ 07060, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Drake House (here, next to this marker); World War II 50th Anniversary Commemorative Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Site of the Blue Hills Fort and Camp (approx. 0.7 miles away); Plainfield Garden Club (approx. 1.2 miles away); Washington Rock
Marker in Plainfield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 20, 2013
2. Marker in Plainfield
(approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Washington Rock (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Washington Rock (approx. 2.2 miles away); Quaker Meeting House (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Plainfield.
 
Categories. Patriots & Patriotism
 
Drake House Flag Pole and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 20, 2013
3. Drake House Flag Pole and Marker
Drake House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 20, 2013
4. Drake House
The flag pole and marker are located in front of the Drake House. This house, built in 1746, currently serves as the home of the North Plainfield Historical Society.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 281 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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