Somerville in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Fourth New Jersey Infantry Appreciation to Somerville
in appreciation of their
hospitality in 1917 to the
Fourth New Jersey Infantry.
We also speak for those who sleep in France.
Presented by the
Fourth New Jersey Infantry Post
Number Fifty One, American Legion,
Decoration Day, 1920.
Erected 1920 by Fourth New Jersey Infantry Post, American Legion.
Location. 40° 34.083′ N, 74° 36.641′ W. Marker is in Somerville, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 North Bridge Street, Somerville NJ 08876, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Somerset County Court House Green (a few steps from this marker); Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (within shouting distance of this marker); Somerset County 9/11 Memorial and Clock Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Somerset Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Former Second National Bank (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); National Guard Armory Former Public Library (about 800 feet away); Ruth St. Denis (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Somerville.
Regarding Fourth New Jersey Infantry Appreciation to Somerville. Marker has been vandalized. I suspect that, since the American Legion decoration is at the top of the monument, there was probably a regimental crest of the Fourth Infantry at the bottom.
Categories. • Military • War, World I •
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