“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Long Branch in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Century Building

Century Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beth Woolley
1. Century Building Marker

Constructed in 1906, this is the 4th and present home of the Neptune Hose Co No.1
Formerly the Neptune Hook & Ladder Co.
Founded in 1866 by Dr. James O. Green, following the burning of the Bath Hotel, it was the first organized fire company in Monmouth County.
Erected by Long Branch Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Man-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
Location. 40° 18.05′ N, 74° 0.123′ W. Marker is in Long Branch, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is at the intersection of Branchport Avenue and Russell Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Branchport Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 Branchport Avenue, Long Branch NJ 07740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mansion House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Steinbach's Cobblestones (approx. 1.2 miles away); Benjamin Harrison (approx. 1.3 miles away); Chester A. Arthur (approx. 1.3 miles away); Woodrow Wilson (approx. 1.3 miles away);
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William McKinley (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rutherford B. Hayes (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ulysses S. Grant (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Long Branch.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2021, by Beth Woolley of Neptune, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on March 17, 2021, by Beth Woolley of Neptune, New Jersey. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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May. 11, 2021