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Fort Lee in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General John “Black Jack” Pershing

1860-1948

 
 
General John "Black Jack" Pershing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2008
1. General John "Black Jack" Pershing Marker
Inscription.
Spanish American War
Mexican Expedition

General of the Armies
World War I

Attended the dedication of Monument Park as keynote speaker in 1908
 
Erected 2004 by Borough of Fort Lee.
 
Location. 40° 50.946′ N, 73° 58.153′ W. Marker is in Fort Lee, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Palisade Avenue and Angioletti Place, on the left when traveling south on Palisade Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at Monument Park, at the southeast corner of the Palisade Avenue and Angioletti Place intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Lee NJ 07024, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Paine (here, next to this marker); General George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers of the American Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); General Nathaniel Greene (within shouting distance of this marker); General Hugh Mercer (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Tree Memorial (within shouting distance
Marker at Monument Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2008
2. Marker at Monument Park
At this entrance to Monument Park, the General Pershing marker is on the pillar to the left. Monument Park is the site of Continental Army encampment in 1776.
of this marker); Fort Lee Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Army Road (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Lee.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. This set of markers is located in Fort Lee’s Monument Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing, General of the Armies of the United States. (Submitted on May 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Monument Park. The Borough of Fort Lee website. (Submitted on May 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. The Battle of Fort Washington. The American Revolution. (Submitted on May 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable PersonsWar, World I
 
Soldiers of the American Revolution Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2008
3. Soldiers of the American Revolution Monument
Monument Park, where the Continental Army camped during the Battle of New York, is home to a number of markers and monuments.
Closeup of Soldiers of the American Revolution Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2008
4. Closeup of Soldiers of the American Revolution Monument
 
 
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