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Fort Lee in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General John “Black Jack” Pershing

1860-1948

 
 
General John "Black Jack" Pershing Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2008
1. General John "Black Jack" Pershing Marker
Inscription.  
Spanish American War
Mexican Expedition

General of the Armies
World War I

Attended the dedication of Monument Park as keynote speaker in 1908
 
Erected 2004 by Borough of Fort Lee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasWar, Spanish-AmericanWar, World I. A significant historical year for this entry is 1908.
 
Location. 40° 50.946′ N, 73° 58.153′ W. Marker is in Fort Lee, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Palisade Avenue and Angioletti Place, on the left when traveling south on Palisade Avenue. Marker is at Monument Park, at the southeast corner of the Palisade Avenue and Angioletti Place intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Lee NJ 07024, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Paine (here, next to this marker); General George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers of the American Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); General Nathaniel Greene
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(within shouting distance of this marker); General Hugh Mercer (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Tree Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Lee Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Army Road (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Lee.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. This set of markers is located in Fort Lee’s Monument Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. John J. Pershing. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on June 26, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Battle of Fort Washington. American Revolutionary War website entry (Submitted on August 31, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Marker at Monument Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2008
2. Marker at Monument Park
At this entrance to Monument Park, the General Pershing marker is on the pillar to the left. Monument Park is the site of Continental Army encampment in 1776.
Soldiers of the American Revolution Monument image. Click for more information.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2008
3. Soldiers of the American Revolution Monument
Monument Park, where the Continental Army camped during the Battle of New York, is home to a number of markers and monuments.
Click for more information.
Closeup of Soldiers of the American Revolution Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2008
4. Closeup of Soldiers of the American Revolution Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,012 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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