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

Viking Row Club

 
 
Viking Row Club Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 24, 2020
1. Viking Row Club Marker
Inscription.  Former Ventnor City Lifeguard and Rowing Champion Dr. John W. Holland started the Viking Rowing Club in 1959. A few years later sculling and sweeping (crew) were introduced as the new sport. The Club, located in Ventnor Heights, operates programs for rowers of all ages and ability today.
 
Erected 2007 by CSure Children's Park.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: SportsWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1959.
 
Location. 39° 20.379′ N, 74° 28.384′ W. Marker is in Ventnor City, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is on South Somerset Avenue just north of Boardwalk, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5501 Boardwalk, Ventnor City NJ 08406, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Landmarks of Ventnor (here, next to this marker); CSure Children's Park (here, next to this marker); Ventnor City Police Department (within shouting distance of this marker); Ventnor City Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ventnor City POW-MIA Monument
Viking Row Club Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 24, 2020
2. Viking Row Club Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Ventnor City World War I Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Put On Your Best Suit! (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Fishing Pier Then & Now (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ventnor City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 20, 2022