Atlantic City in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
44th National Encampment Grand Army of the Republic
It was the only time in the 83-year history of the Grand Army of the Republic that a National Encampment was held in New Jersey.
Erected on September 25, 2010 to commemorate the 100th anniversary
Erected 2010 by Atlantic City GAR Centennial Committee.
Location. 39° 21.994′ N, 74° 24.823′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker can be reached from Vermont Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Life-Saving Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Assistant Keepers’ Dwelling (within shouting distance of this marker); Absecon Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Lighthouse History (within shouting distance of this marker); Keeper’s Dwelling (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Whaling Bark Stafford (about 300 feet away); Edna Patricia Hall (about 700 feet away); They Called It “KY & The Curb” (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic City.
Also see . . .
1. The Atlantic City GAR Centennial Committee. (Submitted on September 28, 2010, by David Hann of Hammonton,, New Jersey.)
2. Atlantic City Free Public Library's web page about the marker. (Submitted on November 3, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
Categories. • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2010, by David Hann of Hammonton,, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 3,173 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 28, 2010, by David Hann of Hammonton,, New Jersey. 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4. submitted on September 30, 2010, by David Hann of Hammonton,, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.