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Somerville in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

World War I Memorial

 
 
World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Ken Kaufman, August 16, 2014
1. World War I Memorial
Inscription.
Honor Roll

In commemoration of those from Somerville New Jersey who served their country in the World War. 1917 - 1919. To the memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice.

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13
 
Erected 1931 by American Legion, John R. Stevenson Post no. 12.
 
Location. 40° 34.13′ N, 74° 36.348′ W. Marker is in Somerville, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of East High Street and Culver Street on East High Street. Touch for map. in East Cliff/East High Park. Marker is in this post office area: Somerville NJ 08876, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. National Guard Armory (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Somerset Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (approx. ¼ mile away); Fourth New Jersey Infantry Appreciation to Somerville (approx. ¼ mile away); Somerset County Court House Green

Main Plaque - southward facing image. Click for full size.
By Ken Kaufman, August 16, 2014
2. Main Plaque - southward facing
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Somerset County 9/11 Memorial and Clock Tower (approx. 0.3 miles away); Former Second National Bank (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Somerville.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Westward facing plaque image. Click for full size.
By Ken Kaufman, August 16, 2014
3. Westward facing plaque
Northward facing plaque image. Click for full size.
By Ken Kaufman, August 16, 2014
4. Northward facing plaque
Eastward facing plaque image. Click for full size.
By Ken Kaufman, August 16, 2014
5. Eastward facing plaque
View from Culver Street image. Click for full size.
By Ken Kaufman, August 16, 2014
6. View from Culver Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2014, by Somerset County Library Staff of Bridgewater, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 18, 2014, by Somerset County Library Staff of Bridgewater, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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