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

Glenn Avenue

 
 
Glenn Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 26, 2010
1. Glenn Avenue Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated to
Lt. Col. John H. Glenn Jr.
Feb. 20, 1962
Project Mercury

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, KoreanWar, World II.
 
Location. 40° 42.095′ N, 74° 16.33′ W. Marker is in Union, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of Vauxhall Road and Glenn Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Vauxhall Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Union NJ 07083, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gen. Wilhelm von Knyphausen (approx. 0.4 miles away); Christopher Columbus (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jahn's Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pearl Harbor Square (approx. half a mile away); American Troops Withdraw (approx. half a mile away); Mass Grave of British and Hessian Troops (approx. half a mile away); Caldwell’s Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); Caldwell Parsonage (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union.
 
Glenn Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 26, 2010
2. Glenn Avenue Marker
Marker in Union image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 26, 2010
3. Marker in Union
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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