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Roselle in Union County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In Remembrance of Abraham Clark

 
 
Abraham Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 18, 2008
1. Abraham Clark Marker
Inscription.  
In remembrance of
Abraham Clark
1726 – 1794
A signer of the Declaration of Independence
from New Jersey
He lived on this site during the formative period of the republic.
__________
Erected by the New Jersey Society,
Sons of the American Revolution
September 15, 1919
In grateful recognition of his statesmanship and patriotism, on the 125th Anniversary of his passing into the larger life.
 
Erected 1919 by New Jersey Society, Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, and the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1780.
 
Location. 40° 39.008′ N, 74° 15.676′ W. Marker is in Roselle, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of West Ninth Avenue (County Route 619) and Chestnut Street (County Route 625), on the left when traveling
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east on West Ninth Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 West Ninth Avenue, Roselle NJ 07203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Here the British Turned (approx. 1.3 miles away); Crane Farm and Village Home Site (approx. 2.2 miles away); Crane’s Mills (approx. 2.3 miles away); Kenilworth 9/11 Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); Kenilworth Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); Spanktown (approx. 2.4 miles away); Horsehead Copper (approx. 2.4 miles away); Liberty Hall (approx. 2½ miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Abraham Clark. Signers of the Declaration of Independence (Submitted on May 18, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 

2. Abraham Clark. History makers of the American Revolution. (Submitted on May 18, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Ninth Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 18, 2008
2. Ninth Avenue Marker
The Abraham Clark House can be seen behind the marker.
Marker at Abraham Clark House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 18, 2008
3. Marker at Abraham Clark House
Abraham Clark lived his entire life on a farm located near where the marker now stands. His house originally stood a block away from where it does today.
Abraham Clark House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 18, 2008
4. Abraham Clark House
The Abraham Clark House is a museum and serves as the meeting place of the Abraham Clark Chapter S.A.R & D.A.R. of Roselle, NJ.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 18, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,599 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 18, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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