Kearny in Hudson County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
LCpl Osbrany Montes De Oca Bridge
KIA – 2/10/12 – Afghanistan
Operation Enduring Freedom
Location. 40° 47.168′ N, 74° 8.821′ W. Marker is in Kearny, New Jersey, in Hudson County. Marker is at the intersection of Belleville Turnpike (New Jersey Route 7) and River Road / Passaic Ave., on the left when traveling west on Belleville Turnpike. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kearny NJ 07032, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Route 7 Bridge (here, next to this marker); The Rutgers Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Rutgers Bridge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Dutch Church (about 500 feet away); School Number One (about 600 feet away); Revolutionary War Soldiers Monument (about 600 feet away); Belleville Reformed Church Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Josiah Hornblower (about 700 feet away).
More about this marker. The crest of the Unite States Marine Corps appears on the left of the marker.
Also see . . .
1. Article about the July 4th bridge dediction. (Submitted on September 15, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Bill from the 215th NJ Legislature authorizing the bridge renaming. (Submitted on September 15, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Afghanistan •
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