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

Major General Philip Kearny

 
 
Major General Philip Kearny Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2008
1. Major General Philip Kearny Monument
Inscription. Erected by the town of Kearny Tercentenary Committee in memory of Major General Philip Kearny during the New Jersey Tercentenary year 1664 – 1964.
 
Erected 1964 by Kearny Tercentenary Committee.
 
Location. 40° 46.702′ N, 74° 8.85′ W. Marker is in Kearny, New Jersey, in Hudson County. Marker is at the intersection of Pasassaic Ave and Linden Ave, on the right when traveling south on Pasassaic Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kearny NJ 07032, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Scottish American Monument (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wallace Glen (about 600 feet away); Christ Church Episcopal (approx. 0.4 miles away); Belleville First Fire House (approx. half a mile away); LCpl Osbrany Montes De Oca Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Route 7 Bridge (approx. half a mile away); The Rutgers Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named The Rutgers Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kearny.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Story of General Philip Kearny. New Jersey’s Patron General. (Submitted on March 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Chantilly Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2008
2. Chantilly Park
In memory of the Battle of Chantilly where Major General Philip Kearny was killed Sept. 1, 1862.
 

2. Battle of Ox Hill or Chantilly. Historical marker sets near the site of the Chantilly Battlefield where Kearny fell. (Submitted on March 30, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. Picture of the Maj. Gen. Philip Kearny equestrian statue. General Kearny is one of only two people honored with an equestrian statue in Arlington National Cemetery. (Submitted on April 1, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Kearny Monument at Chantilly Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2008
3. Kearny Monument at Chantilly Park
Earlier sign for Chantilly Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2006
4. Earlier sign for Chantilly Park
This sign was recently replaced by the one above.
Maj. Gen. Philip Kearny image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2006
5. Maj. Gen. Philip Kearny
A statue of Gen. Kearny stands outside of the Kearny Post Office. This statue is identical to the one that is in the U.S. Capitol Building.
Actual Location of the Battle of Chantilly image. Click for more information.
By Bill Coughlin, November 8, 2007
6. Actual Location of the Battle of Chantilly
Kearny's Death Site on Chantilly Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 8, 2007
7. Kearny's Death Site on Chantilly Battlefield
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,952 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on March 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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