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Cape May in Cape May County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ens. Harry V. Groome, Jr.

Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum

 
 
Ens. Harry V. Groome, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 18, 2010
1. Ens. Harry V. Groome, Jr. Marker
Inscription.  Near this site May 23, 1945, Ens. Groome perished in the bay while on a Corsair training flight from Naval Air Station Wildwood.
 
Erected by Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, World II. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1859.
 
Location. 38° 56.669′ N, 74° 58.201′ W. Marker is in Cape May, New Jersey, in Cape May County. Marker is on Sunset Blvd. (County Route 606) when traveling west. Marker is located at the western end of Sunset Blvd. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cape May NJ 08204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. S.S. Atlantus (here, next to this marker); The abrupt end of Fort Miles (approx. 0.2 miles away); Landscape (approx. 0.2 miles away); History of Coastal Defenses (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fire Control Tower No. 23 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Top of the Fire Tower (approx. 0.2 miles away); Construction of Fire Control Tower No. 23
Markers on Sunset Beach image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 18, 2010
2. Markers on Sunset Beach
Two markers are found at this location. The Ens. Harry V. Groome, Jr. marker is seen here on the left.
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Construction of Fort Miles (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cape May.
 
Cape May Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 18, 2010
3. Cape May Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 896 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 26, 2022