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Liberty Corner in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Chief Philip Koechlein

Liberty Corner Fire Company Headquarters

 
 
Chief Philip Koechlein Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, August 27, 2009
1. Chief Philip Koechlein Marker
Inscription. Dedicated in memory of Chief Philip Koechlein for seventy-four years of service.

Admitted 1921
Fire Dispatcher 1921 - 1969
Chief 1926 - 1928

Answered the final alarm October 8, 1995

"Phil, you set the standard that we all hope to achieve"
 
Erected by Liberty Corner Fire Company.
 
Location. 40° 39.98′ N, 74° 35.265′ W. Marker is in Liberty Corner, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker can be reached from Liberty Corner Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Liberty Corner NJ 07938, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Place To Remember (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bernards Township WWI & WWII Memorial (approx. half a mile away); French Army Encampment (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route (approx. 0.6 miles away); Purvis James Boatwright Jr. (approx. 1.4 miles away); Moggy Hollow (approx. 1.9 miles away); General Highway Administration 1893-1993 (approx. 2.3 miles away); Lyons Station (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Liberty Corner.
 
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Chief Philip Koechlein Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, August 27, 2009
2. Chief Philip Koechlein Marker
Liberty Corner Fire Company image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, August 27, 2009
3. Liberty Corner Fire Company
Marker is facing the building on the boulder at the front entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 640 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 28, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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