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Kearny in Hudson County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Scottish American Monument

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, March 9, 2012
1. Scottish American Monument Marker
Inscription.
This monument is erected in recognition of the contributions made by all people of Scottish heritage to the development of the United States of America.

God Bless America
“Every line of strength in
our history is a line
coloured by Scottish blood.”
† † † † † Woodrow Wilson

“A Manís A Man For A That”
Then let us pray that come it may,
(As come it will for a' that,)
That Sense and Worth, o'er a' the earth,
Shall bear the gree, an' a' that.
For a' that, an' a' that,
itís cominí yet for aí that
That man to man, the world o'er,
Shall brothers be for a' that.”
† † † † † Robert Burns

 
Location. 40° 46.797′ N, 74° 8.838′ W. Marker is in Kearny, New Jersey, in Hudson County. Marker is on Passaic Avenue (County Route 299), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. The marker is located on Passaic Avenue, between Bayard and Stewart Avenues. 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. Wallace Glen (a few steps from this marker); Major General Philip Kearny (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Christ Church Episcopal
Scottish American Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 9, 2012
2. Scottish American Monument
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Belleville First Fire House (approx. 0.4 miles away); LCpl Osbrany Montes De Oca Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Route 7 Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Rutgers Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Rutgers Bridge (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Kearny.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Back of Scottish American Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 9, 2012
3. Back of Scottish American Monument
The back side of the memorial contains the names of members of the Scottish American Monument Committee, and special donors.
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By Bill Coughlin, March 9, 2012
4. Scottish American Monument
Scottish American Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 9, 2012
5. Scottish American Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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