Long Branch in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
James A. Garﬁeld
Twentieth President of
The United States
Born Nov 19, 1831 at Orange, Ohio
Died on this site, Sept. 19, 1881.
Location. 40° 15.833′ N, 73° 59.25′ W. Marker is in Long Branch, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is at the intersection of Garfield Road and Ocean Court on Garfield Road. Touch for map. Marker is on the boundary of a private residence near the intersection of the two streets. Marker is in this post office area: Long Branch NJ 07740, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Church of the Presidents (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dorothy Parker Birthplace (approx. 1.1 miles away); Corner of Ocean and Brighton Avenues (approx. 1˝ miles away); Brinley Grist Mill (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Brinley Grist Mill (approx. 1.7 miles away); Historic Site of Old Free Church Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Norman Mailer/Scarboro Hotel (approx. 2 miles away); New Era Anchor (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Long Branch.
Regarding James A. Garfield. Although he was shot with a pistol by Charles Guiteau, most historians and medical experts believe
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for President Garfield. (Submitted on April 4, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.)
2. James Garfield - An interesting site that ties Alexander Graham Bell to his death. (Submitted on April 4, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.)
3. "The Ballad of Guiteau" A song from a Sondheim musical. Stephen Sondheim's musical Assassins includes the story of Charles J. Guiteau and his assassination of Garfield and features a song, "The Ballad of Guiteau." (Submitted on April 4, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.)
4. James Abram Garfield at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on September 16, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Additional keywords. President Garfield Death Site
Categories. • Notable Persons • Politics •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 4, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,977 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. 3. submitted on August 17, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4, 5. submitted on April 4, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.