Edgewater in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Visionary teacher and child advocate.
He founded the Soka Gakkai in 1930 to
promote humanistic education education based
on Buddhist principles. He was arrested
for opposing the Japanese military
during World War II and died in prison
on November 18, 1944
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1983.
Location. 40° 50.031′ N, 73° 58.121′ W. Marker is in Edgewater, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of River Road and Glenwood Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Located in Veterans Field. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Edgewater NJ 07020, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edgewater Vietnam Veterans Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); For Whom The Bell Tolls (about 700 feet away); Edgewater World War II Memorial (about 700 feet away); Vriessendael (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edgewater World War I Monument Christopher Columbus Memorial Plaza (approx. half a mile away); Burdett's Landing (approx. 0.7 miles away); Palisades Amusement Park (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edgewater.
Also see . . .
1. Tsunesaburo Makiguchi Website. (Submitted on December 13, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Tsunesaburo Makiguchi on Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 13, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 965 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 13, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.