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Phillipsburg in Warren County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Kenneth "Red" Vandegrift

Medal of Honor

 

— In Honored Memory —

 
Kenneth "Red" Vandegrift Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, September 2, 2012
1. Kenneth "Red" Vandegrift Marker
Inscription.  Patrolman, #171
Phillipsburg Police Department
For bravery and devotion to duty in sacrificing his own life on November 20th, 1930 while protecting and serving the citizens of Phillipsburg, New Jersey.
Bestowed posthumously and dedicated by his fellow officers and the citizens of Phillipsburg, New Jersey.
 
Erected 2003.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Heroes. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1792.
 
Location. 40° 41.293′ N, 75° 11.895′ W. Marker is in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, in Warren County. Marker is on South Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Phillipsburg NJ 08865, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dale Estate (approx. 0.2 miles away); Phillipsburg & South Main Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stites-Lander Townhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lander-Stewart Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bluestone Sidewalks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stites - Thomas Store (approx. 0.2 miles
Kenneth "Red" Vandegrift Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, September 2, 2012
2. Kenneth "Red" Vandegrift Marker
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away); Winter & Co. (approx. 0.2 miles away); S.A. Comstock Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phillipsburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 8, 2013, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 8, 2013, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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