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Newark in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lincoln Post Memorial

 
 
Lincoln Post Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2008
1. Lincoln Post Memorial Marker
The marker is behind a statue of Abraham Lincoln.
Inscription.
Presented to his comrades of Lincoln Post No. 11 GAR
in memory of
Amos Van Horn
May 30, 1911

 
Erected 1911.
 
Location. 40° 44.226′ N, 74° 10.677′ W. Marker is in Newark, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Springfield Avenue and Market Street, on the right when traveling west on Springfield Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newark NJ 07104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Old First” (approx. 0.3 miles away); Revolutionary War Soldiers and Patriots Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Settlers of Newark (approx. 0.3 miles away); Newark Covenant (approx. 0.3 miles away); Newark Female Charitable Society (approx. 0.4 miles away); This Liberty Pole (approx. 0.4 miles away); “Hitherto Hath The Lord Helped Us” (approx. 0.4 miles away); Elisha Boudinot and General Lafayette (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPatriots & Patriotism
 
The Seated Lincoln image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2008
2. The Seated Lincoln
This sculpture of Abraham Lincoln was done by Gutzon Borglum, who also carved Mt. Rushmore.
Lincoln Statue in Newark image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2008
3. Lincoln Statue in Newark
The marker and statue of Lincoln sit in front of the Essex County Courthouse in Newark.
Closeup of Lincoln image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 25, 2008
4. Closeup of Lincoln
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 969 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 25, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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