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

Wallace Glen

 
 
Wallace Glen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 9, 2012
1. Wallace Glen Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the memory of

Sir William Wallace
The Great Scottish Patriot and Hero who fought for freedom for his countrymen and gave his life in this noble cause.

David A. Wallace
A Scottish immigrant who had served his community and state with distinction. As a civic leader he gained the respect and trust of all who knew him.

 
Erected by Town of Kearny.
 
Location. 40° 46.804′ N, 74° 8.838′ W. Marker is in Kearny, New Jersey, in Hudson County. Marker is on Passaic Avenue (County Route 699), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located on Passaic Avenue, between Bayard and Stewart Avenues. 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 (a few steps from this marker); Major General Philip Kearny (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Christ Church Episcopal (approx. 0.3 miles away); Belleville First Fire House (approx. 0.4 miles away); LCpl Osbrany Montes De Oca Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Wallace Glen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 9, 2012
2. Wallace Glen Marker
Route 7 Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Rutgers Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Rutgers Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kearny.
 
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David A. Wallace Memorial Cross image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 9, 2012
3. David A. Wallace Memorial Cross
Back of Wallace Cross image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 9, 2012
4. Back of Wallace Cross
The back of the David A. Wallace Memorial Cross contains the names of sponsors and members of the Scottish American Monument Committee.
Sir William Wallace image. Click for full size.
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5. Sir William Wallace
This stained glass window depicting William Wallace can be seen at his monument in Stirling, Scotland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 30, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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