North Bergen in Hudson County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
James J. Braddock
Heavyweight Champion of the World 1935–1937
June 8, 1905 – November 29, 1974
for his outstanding contribution to the sport of boxing
and dedicated service to the
North Bergen and North Hudson Community
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Sports. A significant historical date for this entry is June 8, 1905.
Location. 40° 47.953′ N, 73° 59.886′ W. Marker is in North Bergen, New Jersey, in Hudson County. Marker is at the intersection of Riverview Drive S and Riverview Drive N, on the right when traveling north on Riverview Drive S. Located in Braddock Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: North Bergen NJ 07047, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. V.F.W. Post 2648 Veterans Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Iraqi Freedom (approx. 0.6 miles away); Persian Gulf War (approx. 0.6 miles away); Vietnam War (approx. 0.6 miles away); Korean War (approx. 0.6 miles World War II (approx. 0.6 miles away); World War I (approx. 0.6 miles away); United States Marine Corps (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Bergen.
Also see . . . James J. Braddock (Wikipedia). (Submitted on April 20, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
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