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

Ulysses S. Wiggins Park

October 12, 1992

 
 
Ulysses S. Wiggins Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 14, 2020
1. Ulysses S. Wiggins Park Marker
Inscription.  In honor of the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' discovery of America, the County of Camden, dedicates this monument in remembrance of this significant event in world history
 
Erected by Camden County, New Jersey.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. A significant historical date for this entry is October 12, 1492.
 
Location. 39° 56.598′ N, 75° 7.828′ W. Marker is in Camden, New Jersey, in Camden County. Marker is at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard, on the right when traveling south on Riverside Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13 Riverside Dr, Camden NJ 08103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walt Whitman (a few steps from this marker); USS New Jersey Propeller (within shouting distance of this marker); American Merchant Marine Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); L-3 Communications (about 700 feet away); Battleship New Jersey (approx. ¼ mile away); M2 Browning (approx. ¼ mile away);
Ulysses S. Wiggins Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 14, 2020
2. Ulysses S. Wiggins Park Marker
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Eyewitness to History (approx. ¼ mile away); Side View Turret #1 (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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