Newark in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Hercules of the
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June 27, 1976
Erected 1976 by Portugese American Community.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1879.
Location. 40° 43.991′ N, 74° 9.861′ W. Marker is in Newark, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Ferry Street and Edison Place, on the right when traveling south on Ferry Street. Marker is in a triangular park, named for Peter Francisco, in the Ironbound section of Newark, just south of Penn Station. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newark NJ 07105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Penn Station (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Newark Covenant (approx. 0.4 miles away); Revolutionary War Soldiers and Patriots Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Settlers of Newark (approx. Elisha Boudinot and General Lafayette (approx. 0.4 miles away); First School Safety Patrol in America (approx. 0.4 miles away); “Old First” (approx. 0.4 miles away); This Liberty Pole (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
Also see . . .
1. Peter Francisco: A One Man Army. A Biography of Peter Francisco from Time Tracts. (Submitted on July 3, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Peter Francisco, Giant of the American Revolution. Revolutionary War Historical Article from Sons of Liberty Chapter of Sons of the American Revolution. (Submitted on July 3, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 979 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 3, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.