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

Major General Philip Kearny

 
 
Major General Philip Kearny Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2008
1. Major General Philip Kearny Monument
Inscription.  
Erected by the town of Kearny Tercentenary Committee in memory of Major General Philip Kearny during the New Jersey Tercentenary year 1664 – 1964.
 
Erected 1964 by Kearny Tercentenary Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1664.
 
Location. 40° 46.702′ N, 74° 8.85′ W. Marker is in Kearny, New Jersey, in Hudson County. Marker is at the intersection of Pasassaic Ave and Linden Ave, on the right when traveling south on Pasassaic Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kearny NJ 07032, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Scottish American Monument (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wallace Glen (about 600 feet away); The Four Chaplains Interfaith in Action (approx. 0.4 miles away); Christ Church Episcopal (approx. 0.4 miles away); Belleville First Fire House (approx. half a mile away); LCpl Osbrany Montes de Oca Bridge
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(approx. half a mile away); Route 7 Bridge (approx. half a mile away); The Rutgers Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kearny.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The Battle of Ox Hill - The Death of Generals Stevens and Kearny
 
Also see . . .
1. The One-Armed Devil: The Story of General Philip Kearny, New Jersey’s Patron General. Third New Jersey Regiment website entry (Submitted on March 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 

2. Philip Kearny - Arlington Cemetery equestrian statue. Equestrian Statues website entry (Submitted on December 10, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Chantilly Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2008
2. Chantilly Park
In memory of the Battle of Chantilly where Major General Philip Kearny was killed Sept. 1, 1862.
Kearny Monument at Chantilly Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2008
3. Kearny Monument at Chantilly Park
Earlier sign for Chantilly Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2006
4. Earlier sign for Chantilly Park
This sign was recently replaced by the one above.
Maj. Gen. Philip Kearny image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2006
5. Maj. Gen. Philip Kearny
A statue of Gen. Kearny stands outside of the Kearny Post Office. This statue is identical to the one that is in the U.S. Capitol Building.
Actual Location of the Battle of Chantilly image. Click for more information.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, November 8, 2007
6. Actual Location of the Battle of Chantilly
Kearny's Death Site on Chantilly Battlefield image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, November 8, 2007
7. Kearny's Death Site on Chantilly Battlefield
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,276 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on March 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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