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

CSure Children's Park

The Vision

 
 
CSure Children's Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 24, 2020
1. CSure Children's Park Marker
Inscription.  
A Grammy sat here one day with her grandson in hand. It was June 2006 when she imagined a new "fabulous" state of the art play environment…to set a precedensce by building the first handicap accessible playground from A.C. to Longport with music, art and history…Shorely The Best!

CSure Children's Park, a non-profit organization was formed for the purpose of creating a playground that conforms with ADA standards. CSure meets the needs and abilities of all children. Our goals are to encourage personal achievement and to integrate all children, both developing and those of special needs to play in a safe environment where their abilities will be challenged and accepted.

The playground was planned by playground design company Leathers & Associates with the imagination from the children from the VECC, Beth Judah Preschool and the St. James School. It has been created for longevity in a coastal setting. The materials used consist of structural plastic and plastic component lumber which will withstand salt air erosion.

CSure Childrens Park was built in 14
CSure Children's Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 24, 2020
2. CSure Children's Park Marker
days on August, 2007 in a barn-raising style with hundreds of volunteers coming from near and far to work shoulder to make a dream come true. Together we learned: "A community build project builds a community and gives us pride too"

Grammy of CSure
Marsha Galespie

 
Erected 2007 by CSure Children's Park.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkParks & Recreational AreasWomen.
 
Location. 39° 20.382′ N, 74° 28.387′ 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); Viking Row Club (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 (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 24 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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