Newark in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Born June 2, 1815,
Killed in the Battle of Chantilly, Va.
September 1, 1862.
Back of Monument:
of the State of New Jersey
Erected 1880 by State of New Jersey.
Location. 40° 44.36′ N, 74° 10.115′ W. Marker is in Newark, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is on Park Place, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in Military Park. 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. Training Place (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Plane Tree (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Wars of America (about 400 feet away); Trinity Church (about 400 feet away); Washington Passed Beneath this Tower (about 400 feet away); First Constitution of the Province of New Jersey (about 400 feet away); Historic Site (about 400 feet away); Griffith Piano Company (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
Also see . . .
1. The Story of General Philip Kearny. New Jersey’s Patron General. (Submitted on October 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Battle of Ox Hill (Chantilly). A very complete website about the battle in which Maj. Gen. Philip Kearny was killed. (Submitted on October 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 900 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.