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Somerville in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Furman Frederick Kugler

 
 
Furman Frederick Kugler Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
1. Furman Frederick Kugler Marker
Inscription.  
This is the actual bicycle used by the late
Furman Frederick Kugler
of Somerville, New Jersey
in winning the First and Second
Tour of Somerville
May 20, 1940 – May 30, 1941

Furman was victorious in over 200 races
including 10 N.J. State Amateur Championships
and 5 National Championships
Furman's life was taken during World War II
Dedicated
Memorial Day 1974

 
Erected 1974.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSports. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1893.
 
Location. 40° 34.25′ N, 74° 37.217′ W. Marker is in Somerville, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of West End Avenue and Mountain Avenue on West End Avenue. Marker is near the borough hall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Somerville NJ 08876, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Daniel Robert House (within shouting distance of this marker); Somerville Borough Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Armed Forces Memorial
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(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fireman's Museum (about 700 feet away); Jersey Central Lines (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ruth St. Denis (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of St. Thomas A.M.E. Zion Parsonage (approx. 0.4 miles away); Former Public Library (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Somerville.
 
Furman Kugler's Bicycle is on display in this outdoor case image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
2. Furman Kugler's Bicycle is on display in this outdoor case
Plaque listing names and organizations responsible for erecting the marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
3. Plaque listing names and organizations responsible for erecting the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2008, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. This page has been viewed 2,168 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 24, 2008, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 21, 2024