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New Providence in Union County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Country’s Roll of Honor

 
 
The Country’s Roll of Honor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2008
1. The Country’s Roll of Honor Marker
Inscription.
Their names are imperishably inscribed
upon the country’s Roll of Honor.
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Within this sacred ground rest the remains of a number of soldiers, of whom there is a record of forty-eight, all enrolled in Washington’s Army during the Revolutionary War, whose achievements are the priceless heritage of the American people.
Erected by the New Jersey Society, Sons of the American Revolution, on the 153rd anniversary of the engagements at Lexington and Concord.
April 19, 1928.

 
Erected 1928 by New Jersey Society, Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 42.379′ N, 74° 24.389′ W. Marker is in New Providence, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Passaic Avenue (County Route 647) and Springfield Avenue (County Route 512), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in the cemetery behind the Presbyterian Church, next to the driveway on Passaic Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: New Providence NJ 07974, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
Marker in Presbyterian Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2008
2. Marker in Presbyterian Church Cemetery
. New Providence 9-11 Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Providence Veterans Memorial Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); New Providence United Methodist Cemetery & Memorial Garden (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bey's Boxing Camp (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mount Vernon School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Price-Baldwin House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lewis Noe Farmstead (approx. 1.6 miles away); Chatham Township WWII Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Providence.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.War, US Revolutionary
 
Revolutionary War Soldier Graves image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2008
3. Revolutionary War Soldier Graves
These are the graves of some of the forty eight veterans of Washington’s Army buried in this cemetery.
More Revolutionary War Soldier Graves image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2008
4. More Revolutionary War Soldier Graves
Grave of Revolutionary War Dragoon image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2008
5. Grave of Revolutionary War Dragoon
Presbyterian Church in New Providence image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2008
6. Presbyterian Church in New Providence
The marker and graves are in the cemetery located behind this church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,000 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 5, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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