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"The Soldier"

 
 
"The Soldier" plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, April 17, 2021
1. "The Soldier" plaque
Inscription.  
In honor of those who served our country in time of need
Sponsored by
American Legion Post 226
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 376
Sculptor: Charles Blaze Vukovich
November 1970
Restore and Re-Dedicated July 13, 2000
Ad Hoc Restoration Committee
Ed Raffo – Bob Graillat
Joseph Maugeri – Charley Bryce
Past Commander, VFW – Commander, A.L.
Judi Sussman – Diana Thomasian
Catherine Vukovich
Special thanks to the many hundreds of contributors who made this restoration possible
 
Erected 1970 by American Legion Post 226 & Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 376.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasPatriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. 40° 56.054′ N, 74° 2.338′ W. Marker is in River Edge, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Memorial is on Continental Avenue east of Millbrook Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Riverside Veterans Memorial Park, River Edge NJ 07661, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
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walking distance of this marker. Wars Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Maj. Ross E. Mulhare, U.S.A.F. (within shouting distance of this marker); River Edge WWI Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Borough of River Edge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Washington Spring (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Washington Spring (approx. half a mile away); Demarest-Bloomer House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jacobus Demarest Homestead (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in River Edge.
 
"The Soldier" image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, April 17, 2021
2. "The Soldier"
"The Soldier" at Riverside Veterans Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, April 17, 2021
3. "The Soldier" at Riverside Veterans Memorial Park
Riverside Veterans Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, April 17, 2021
4. Riverside Veterans Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 130 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 8, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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Jul. 17, 2024