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

Blakeslee Route

 
 
Blakeslee Route Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, January 10, 2012
1. Blakeslee Route Marker


Inscription.  
In honor of
George E. Blakeslee
Pioneer of
the modern highway

[ Rear Marker : ]
Blakeslee rededicated
September 2005
by
The Friends of the Marion Section
Patrick J. O’Melia
Hassan Abubakr • Tessie Brady • Sam C. Difeo • Mary Donnelly • Colin Egan • Dean S. Geibel • Robert & Florence Hawks • Jerramiah T. Healy • Louis M. Manzo • Bill O’Dea • Joseph & Rita Pane • Joseph A. Panepinto, Esq. • L. Harvey Smith • Recycling Specialists
Burns Bros. Memorials

Glenn D. Cunningham
1943 – 2004

 
Erected 1931.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical month for this entry is September 2005.
 
Location. 40° 44.223′ N, 74° 4.506′ W. Marker is in Jersey City, New Jersey, in Hudson County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and Lincoln Highway (U.S. 9), on the left when traveling east on Broadway. Monument is on a triangular island at the intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jersey City NJ 07306, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
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of this marker. Peter Stuyvesant (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jack Roosevelt Robinson (approx. 0.7 miles away); Old Bergen Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Jane Tuers (approx. 0.9 miles away); Farrier Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Rt. Rev. Msgr. Roger A. McGinley (approx. 0.9 miles away); An Gorta Mor (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jersey City.
 
Also see . . .  The Blakeslee Monument: the traffic stopping memorial to the Father of Good Roads. Some history behind the man behind the monument. (Submitted on October 19, 2016.) 
 
Rear Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, January 10, 2012
2. Rear Marker
Blakeslee Route Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, January 10, 2012
3. Blakeslee Route Monument
Blakeslee Route Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, January 10, 2012
4. Blakeslee Route Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 793 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 11, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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