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Somerville in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Furman Frederick Kugler

 
 
Furman Frederick Kugler Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. Furman Frederick Kugler Marker
Inscription.
This is the actual bicycle used by the late
Furman Frederick Kugler
of Somerville, New Jersey
in winning the First and Second
Tour of Somerville
May 20, 1940 – May 30, 1941

Furman was victorious in over 200 races
including 10 N.J. State Amateur Championships
and 5 National Championships
Furman's life was taken during World War II
Dedicated
Memorial Day 1974

 
Erected 1974.
 
Location. 40° 34.25′ N, 74° 37.217′ W. Marker is in Somerville, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of West End Avenue and Mountain Avenue on West End Avenue. Click for map. Marker is near the borough hall. Marker is in this post office area: Somerville NJ 08876, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Somerville Borough Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Armed Forces Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fireman's Museum (about 700 feet away); Jersey Central Lines (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ruth St. Denis (approx. 0.3
Furman Kugler's Bicycle is on display in this outdoor case image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Furman Kugler's Bicycle is on display in this outdoor case
miles away); Site of St. Thomas A.M.E. Zion Parsonage (approx. 0.4 miles away); Former Public Library (approx. 0.4 miles away); Former Second National Bank (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Somerville.
 
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Plaque listing names and organizations responsible for erecting the marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
3. Plaque listing names and organizations responsible for erecting the marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,785 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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