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

“Louís On First”

 
 
“Louís On First” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 26, 2011
1. “Louís On First” Marker
Inscription.  
† †† Lou
Costello
1906 † † * † † 1959

 
Erected 1992 by Greater Paterson Lou Costello Memorial Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment.
 
Location. 40° 55.041′ N, 74° 10.542′ W. Marker is in Paterson, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker is at the intersection of Ellison Street and Cianci Street, on the left when traveling east on Ellison Street. Marker is located in Lou Costello Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paterson NJ 07501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christopher Columbus Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Federici Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Allied Textile Printing Site (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harry B. Haines Memorial Park (approx. ľ mile away); Overlook Park (approx. ľ mile away); a different marker also named The Allied Textile Printing Site (approx. ľ
“Louís On First” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 26, 2011
2. “Louís On First” Marker
mile away); “The Dublin Spring Water Boy” (approx. ľ mile away); Great Falls of the Passaic/S.U.M. Historic District (approx. ľ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paterson.
 
More about this marker. The memorial consists of a statue of Lou Costello holding a baseball bat standing atop a granite pedestal.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Official Abbott & Costello Website. (Submitted on November 26, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Abbott and Costelloís “Whoís on First” routine on YouTube. (Submitted on November 26, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Monument in Lou Costello Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 26, 2011
3. Monument in Lou Costello Memorial Park
Closeup of Lou Costello image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 26, 2011
4. Closeup of Lou Costello
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 631 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 26, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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