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General John J. Pershing

 
 
General John J. Pershing Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2008
1. General John J. Pershing Marker
Inscription.  
Erected by Passaic City Post
No. 504 V.F.W.
To honor
General John J. Pershing
who stood here May 30, 1924
to review and address the
World War veterans
Dedicated November 11, 1938

 
Erected 1938 by Passaic City Post No. 504 Veterans of Foreign Wars.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World I. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1900.
 
Location. 40° 51.332′ N, 74° 7.268′ W. Marker is in Passaic, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker is on River Dr, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Passaic NJ 07055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Blanchard House (a few steps from this marker); Henry Garritse (within shouting distance of this marker); Nassau Hall Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Post Grave Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Land Upon Which We Pray (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Tree (about
Marker for Gen. Pershing image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2008
2. Marker for Gen. Pershing
This marker commerates General John J. Pershing's visit to Passaic to address World War I veterans. It was dedicated at an Armistice Day (later renamed Veterans Day) ceremony.
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300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Washington (about 300 feet away); Soldiers and Sailors Monument (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Passaic.
 
Also see . . .  John J. Pershing. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on December 15, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
General John J. Pershing image. Click for full size.
via Wikipedia, unknown
3. General John J. Pershing
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,307 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3. submitted on December 15, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 28, 2022