Shrewsbury in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Monmouth Chapter, D.A.R.
June 28, 1935
Erected 1935 by Monmouth Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Historic Trees marker series.
Location. 40° 19.439′ N, 74° 3.668′ W. Marker is in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is on Sycamore Avenue (New Jersey Route 13A) near Broad Street (New Jersey Route 35), in the median. Touch for map. Marker divides Sycamore Avenue where it intersects with Broad Street. BE CAREFUL! One pedestrian has been killed by a car and there are many accidents at this intersection!. Marker is at or near this postal address: 380 Sycamore Avenue, Shrewsbury NJ 07702, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Patriot Isle (a few steps from this marker); Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Quaker Meeting House (within shouting distance Harriet LaFetra (1823-1906) (within shouting distance of this marker); Myer Park (was approx. one mile away but has been reported missing. ); Battle of the Bulge Monument (approx. 1.1 miles away); Soldiers Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dunwoody Park (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shrewsbury.
Regarding This Sycamore. This marker is interesting in that the tree it was placed upon (in) grew around it over the years until the tree was taken down in 2000.
Behind these Sycamore markers is a memorial marker for Elizabeth "Betty" Clark. Ms. Clark was a Shrewsbury, New Jersey, Police Crossing Guard for twenty years. She gave her life on March 30, 1995 while crossing school children at this intersection.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Horticulture & Forestry • Landmarks • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 11, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,487 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 11, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.