Atlantic City in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Tsgt. Harold R. Brown Memorial Plaza
Dedicated July 5, 1945 in honor of the first colored soldier of this city who gave his life for democracy.
May those who might be intolerant be ever reminded by this memorial plaza that men of all colors, creeds and beliefs make up our great Army, Navy, Air and Marine Corps, Americans all, who serve in America in her hour of need.
Erected 1945 by Mayor and city Commissioners.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • War, World II.
Location. 39° 21.804′ N, 74° 26.01′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Memorial is at the intersection of Baltic Avenue and North Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard, on the left when traveling west on Baltic Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1617 Baltic Ave, Atlantic City NJ 08401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Virgie Lee Jordan (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Herbert Brooks (about 400 feet away); Margaret Lee Caution (about 500 feet away); Sara Spencer WashingtonSoundra E. Usry-Hollingsworth (about 600 feet away); William "Sonny" Lea (about 600 feet away); Clifford J. Newsome (about 700 feet away); Elwood G. Davis (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic City.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.