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Tabernacle Township in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Monument

 
 
Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, August 30, 2010
1. Monument Marker
Inscription.  
Captain Emilio Carranza fell to his death while returning to Mexico on good will flight 1928. Pennies of Mexican children.
 
Erected by Tabernacle Township.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Peace. A significant historical year for this entry is 1928.
 
Location. 39° 46.644′ N, 74° 37.94′ W. Marker is in Tabernacle Township, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is on Carranza Road 4.4 miles south of Forked Neck Road/Bozarthtown Road, on the right when traveling south. The marker is in Wharton State Forest. Carranza Road is paved. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vincentown NJ 08088, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carranza Memorial (here, next to this marker); Site of Stamping Mill (approx. 2.8 miles away); Cemetery (approx. 3.6 miles away); Site of African M.E. Church (approx. 4.3 miles away); Indian Ann (approx. 4.6 miles away); Speedwell (approx. 4.8 miles away); Pic-A-Lilli Inn (approx. 5˝ miles away); Atsion Church & Cemetery (approx. 5˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tabernacle Township.
 
Also see . . .
Monument Marker and Monument in the distance image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, August 30, 2010
2. Monument Marker and Monument in the distance
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 Emilio Carranza. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on September 6, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 
 
Emilio Carranza image. Click for full size.
via Wikipedia, 1917
3. Emilio Carranza
"Excelsior" - Mexico image. Click for full size.
via San Diego Air & Space Museum, unknown
4. "Excelsior" - Mexico
"Captain Carranza was flying the 'Mexico-Excelsior' aircraft, a Ryan Brougham Monoplane built in San Diego, California by the B. F. Mahoney Aircraft Corporation, and which was very similar to the famed Spirit of St. Louis."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 784 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 31, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.   3, 4. submitted on February 26, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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