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Rumson in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1945 - 2005 Rumson Veterans Monument

 
 
Rumson Veterans Monument </b>(1995 - 2005 face) image. Click for full size.
By Paul Sniffen
1. Rumson Veterans Monument (1995 - 2005 face)




Inscription.
1945 - 1955
Berlin
Cold War
Korea
[127 names are engraved for the decade 1955-1965]

1955 - 1965
Berlin Cuba
Lebanon Taiwan
Vietnam
[72 names are engraved for the decade 1955-1965]

1965 - 1975
Cambodia Laos
Thailand
Vietnam
[102 names are engraved for the decade 1965-1975]

1975 - 1985
Cold War
Lebanon
Grenada
[18 names are engraved for the decade 1975-1985]

1985 - 1995
Kuwait
Panama
Somalia
[10 names are engraved for the decade 1985-1995]

1995 - 2005
Afghanistan
Bosnia, Kosovo
Iraq
[21 names are engraved for the decade 1995-2005]
 
Erected 2005 by Rumson veterans.
 
Location. 40° 22.559′ N, 74° 0.738′ W. Marker is in Rumson, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker can be reached from Lafeyette Street. Touch for map. Memorial is in Victory Park. Marker is in this post office area: Rumson NJ 07760, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
Rumson Veterans Monument </b>(1945 - 1955 face) image. Click for full size.
By Sheena Chi, April 29, 2006
2. Rumson Veterans Monument (1945 - 1955 face)
flies. Battle of Black Point (approx. ¾ mile away); British Campsite (approx. 1.6 miles away); Middletown Township Locust Historic District (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named British Campsite (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Hartshorne Legacy (approx. 1.8 miles away); Navesink (approx. 1.9 miles away); Powerhouse (approx. 2 miles away); The Navesink Highlands Light Station (approx. 2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  New memorial will be placed in Victory Park. An article by Layli Whyte, Staff Writer for the The Hub.
Over objections, vets’ monument goes beside WWI and WWII memorials. (Submitted on October 27, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. HeroesMilitaryWar, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, 2nd IraqWar, AfghanistanWar, ColdWar, KoreanWar, Vietnam
 
Rumson Veterans Monument </b>(1965 - 1975 face) image. Click for full size.
By Sheena Chi, April 29, 2006
3. Rumson Veterans Monument (1965 - 1975 face)
Rumson Veterans Monument </b>(1975-1985 face) image. Click for full size.
By Sheena Chi, April 29, 2006
4. Rumson Veterans Monument (1975-1985 face)
Rumson Veterans Monument (1975-1985 and 1965-1975 face) image. Click for full size.
By R. C., April 09
5. Rumson Veterans Monument (1975-1985 and 1965-1975 face)
Note the 30-inch-by-40-inch bronze eagle on the top of the monument was vandalized and removed from the monument. It will likely be replaced this summer.
Rumson Veterans Monument </b>(1985-1995 face) image. Click for full size.
By Sheena Chi, April 29, 2006
6. Rumson Veterans Monument (1985-1995 face)
Rumson Veterans Monument </b>(Bronze Eagle) image. Click for full size.
By Sheena Chi, April 29, 2006
7. Rumson Veterans Monument (Bronze Eagle)
The 30-inch-by-40-inch bronze eagle on the top of the monument created a controversy, as some feared the combined height of 8½ feet of this monument would overshadow other monuments in the park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2008, by Paul Sniffen of Red Bank, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,567 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 25, 2008, by Paul Sniffen of Red Bank, New Jersey.   2, 3, 4. submitted on October 27, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   5. submitted on April 22, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.   6, 7. submitted on October 27, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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