Shrewsbury in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Monmouth Chapter, D.A.R.
June 28, 1935
Erected 1935 by Monmouth Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Horticulture & Forestry • Landmarks • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Historic Trees series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1733.
Location. 40° 19.439′ N, 74° 3.668′ W. Marker is in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is on Sycamore Avenue (New Jersey Route 13A) near Broad Street (New Jersey Route 35), in the median. Marker divides Sycamore Avenue where it intersects with Broad Street. BE CAREFUL! One pedestrian has been killed by a car and there are many accidents Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 380 Sycamore Avenue, Shrewsbury NJ 07702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Patriot Isle (a few steps from this marker); Quaker Meeting (within shouting distance of this marker); Christopher Reynolds (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Shrewsbury Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Harriet LaFetra (1823-1906) (within shouting distance of this marker); September 11 Memorial (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of the Bulge Monument (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shrewsbury.
Regarding This Sycamore. This marker is interesting in that the tree it was placed upon (in) grew around it over the years until the tree was taken down in 2000.
Behind these Sycamore markers is a memorial marker for Elizabeth "Betty" Clark. Ms. Clark was a Shrewsbury, New Jersey, Police Crossing Guard for twenty years. She gave her life on March 30, 1995 while crossing school children at this intersection.
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