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Jersey City in Hudson County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Blakeslee Route

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, January 10, 2012
1. Blakeslee Route Marker


Inscription.
In honor of
George E. Blakeslee
Pioneer of
the modern highway

[ Rear Marker : ]
Blakeslee rededicated
September 2005
by
The Friends of the Marion Section
Patrick J. O’Melia
Hassan Abubakr • Tessie Brady • Sam C. Difeo • Mary Donnelly • Colin Egan • Dean S. Geibel • Robert & Florence Hawks • Jerramiah T. Healy • Louis M. Manzo • Bill O’Dea • Joseph & Rita Pane • Joseph A. Panepinto, Esq. • L. Harvey Smith • Recycling Specialists
Burns Bros. Memorials

Glenn D. Cunningham
1943 – 2004

 
Erected 1931.
 
Location. 40° 44.223′ N, 74° 4.506′ W. Marker is in Jersey City, New Jersey, in Hudson County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and Lincoln Highway (U.S. 9), on the left when traveling east on Broadway. Touch for map. Monument is on a triangular island at the intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Jersey City NJ 07306, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Peter Stuyvesant (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jack Roosevelt Robinson (approx. 0.7 miles away); Old Bergen Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Jane Tuers
Rear Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 10, 2012
2. Rear Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Farrier Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Newkirk House (approx. 0.9 miles away); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Rt. Rev. Msgr. Roger A. McGinley (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jersey City.
 
Also see . . .  The Blakeslee Monument: the traffic stopping memorial to the Father of Good Roads. Some history behind the man behind the monument. (Submitted on October 19, 2016.) 
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Blakeslee Route Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 10, 2012
3. Blakeslee Route Monument
Blakeslee Route Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 10, 2012
4. Blakeslee Route Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 472 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 11, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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