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Delran in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

World War II Observation Tower

 
 
World War II Observation Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Debra Hammond, April 14, 2017
1. World War II Observation Tower Marker
Inscription. Erected by American Legion Post #146 in 1942. Located on the former Asa Austin Farm, volunteers observed and reported planes overhead and traffic on the Rancocas Creek. Removed at the end of war.
 
Erected 2016 by Delran Historical Society. (Marker Number 13.)
 
Location. 40° 1.768′ N, 74° 56.278′ W. Marker is in Delran, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is on Bridgeboro Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 943 Bridgeboro Street, Riverside NJ 08075, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bridgeboro Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bridgeboro Grammar School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Methodist Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); New Riverside Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fairview Christian Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Delanco's Tribute to Those Who Lost Their Lives in the Second World War 1941 - 1945 (approx. 1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delran.
 
Also see . . .  World War II Observation Tower. For more information visit www.delranhistoricalsociety.org (Submitted on April 18, 2017, by Debra Hammond of Delran, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2017, by Debra Hammond of Delran, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 104 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on April 18, 2017, by Debra Hammond of Delran, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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