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Alexandria in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lieutenant Hooper Road

 
 
Lieutenant Hooper Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, February 20, 2016
1. Lieutenant Hooper Road Marker
Inscription.  Was named for 2nd Lt. Josiah (Joe) Hooper. As chief pilot of a B-24, he flew many WWII bombing missions from Italy over the oil centers of Southeastern Europe. He and his crew were lost over Vienna, Austria on 21 February 1945 when shot down by heavy anti-aircraft fire.
 
Erected 2016 by Hunterdon County Cultural And Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 21, 1945.
 
Location. 40° 37.099′ N, 75° 0.824′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is at the intersection of County Route 579 and Lt. Hooper Road, on the left when traveling west on County Route 579. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milford NJ 08848, 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. Pattenburg United Methodist Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bellewood Park (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hickory Corners
Lieutenant Hooper Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, February 20, 2016
2. Lieutenant Hooper Road Marker
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); Mechlin's Tavern (approx. 1.4 miles away); “Liver Eating” Johnson (approx. 1˝ miles away); Mount Salem Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Bethlehem Baptist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Perryville Tavern (approx. 2˝ miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2016, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 769 times since then and 82 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 20, 2016, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 7, 2022