Atlantic City in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Atlantic City Workers Monument
of organized labor who lost their
lives while working on the
redevelopment of Atlantic City
We honor these workers
[List of 25 names follow]
"You will always be remembered"
Erected April 28, 1998 by the members of the Atlantic - Cape May County CLC–AFL–CIO on behalf of their fallen brothers and sisters.
Erected 1998 by Atlantic-Cape May County CLC-AFL-CIO.
Location. 39° 21.217′ N, 74° 26.25′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is on Atlantic City Boardwalk. Touch for map. Located in Kennedy Plaza on the boardwalk not far from Convention Hall. Nearest intersecting city street is South Florida Ave. Marker is in this post office area: Atlantic City NJ 08401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Casino Control Act (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish War Marker (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of the Miss America Pageant (about 400 feet away); Camp Boardwalk (about 400 feet away); How Chicken Bone Beach Got Its Name New Jersey Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jeremiah Leeds (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pierre Hollingsworth (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic City.
More about this marker. One part of the monument, the wall, was originally dedicated in 1998 with 17 names. It now lists names of 25 Atlantic City trades workers killed on the job since 1977. The 8-foot bronze statue of a construction worker was unveiled before over 2,000 workers on Workers Memorial Day, April 28, 2004.
Additional keywords. John F. Kennedy Plaza
Categories. • Labor Unions •
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