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

Bey's Boxing Camp

Circa 1920-1960

 
 
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By Alan Edelson, June 16, 2011
1. Bey's Boxing Camp Marker
Inscription.  After managing Lightweight Champion of the World Freddie Welsh's nearby Health Farm, Madame Hranoush Bey ran a world-renowned training camp on this site. Gene Tunney, Sugar Ray Robinson, Floyd Patterson, Max Schmeling were among the famous fighters trained here.
 
Erected 2010 by Chatham Township Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
 
Location. 40° 42.564′ N, 74° 24.987′ W. Marker is in Chatham, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on River Road 0.6 miles west of Passaic Street (New Jersey Route 647), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chatham NJ 07928, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Providence United Methodist Cemetery & Memorial Garden (approx. half a mile away); New Providence Presybterian Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Country’s Roll of Honor (approx. 0.6 miles away); New Providence 9-11 Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Johnson House (approx.
Bey's Boxing Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 16, 2011
2. Bey's Boxing Camp Marker
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¾ mile away); New Providence Veterans Memorial Park (approx. ¾ mile away); Mount Vernon School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Price-Baldwin House (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chatham.
 
Also see . . .  Madam Bey's - Training Camp for Champion Prizefighters. Summit Historical Society (Submitted on June 23, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 16, 2011, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 974 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2011, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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