Allenhurst in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
New Era Anchor
In honor of Abner Allen, Allenhurst's earliest settler, keeper of the local lifeboat house, and first rescuer to the scene of the shipwreck.
In solemn reverence of this disaster's role in establishing the U.S. Lifesaving Service, known today as the U.S. Coast Guard. It is hoped that this memorial shall inspire a permanent and prominent appreciation of our local heritage.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1845.
Location. 40° 14.058′ N, 74° 0.062′ W. Marker is in Allenhurst, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Norwood Ave, Allenhurst NJ 07711, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jersey Central Power & Light Employees (approx. 0.3 miles away); S.S. Morro Castle Disaster (approx. ¾ mile away); Soldiers’ MonumentPresident Wilson’s Asbury Park Executive Offices (approx. 1.3 miles away); Honey Suckle Rose (approx. 1.7 miles away); Church of the Presidents (approx. 2 miles away); James A. Garfield (approx. 2.2 miles away); Bradley Beach World War I Monument (approx. 2.3 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 988 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.