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Alexandria in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lieutenant Hooper Road

 
 
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By Alan Edelson, February 20, 2016
1. Lieutenant Hooper Road Marker
Inscription. Was named for 2nd Lt. Josiah (Joe) Hooper. As chief pilot of a B-24, he flew many WWII bombing missions from Italy over the oil centers of Southeastern Europe. He and his crew were lost over Vienna, Austria on 21 February 1945 when shot down by heavy anti-aircraft fire.
 
Erected 2016 by Hunterdon County Cultural And Heritage Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 37.099′ N, 75° 0.824′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is at the intersection of County Route 579 and Lt. Hooper Road, on the left when traveling west on County Route 579. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milford NJ 08848, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pattenburg United Methodist Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bellewood Park (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hickory Corners (approx. 1.4 miles away); Mechlin's Tavern (approx. 1.4 miles away); “Liver Eating” Johnson
Lieutenant Hooper Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, February 20, 2016
2. Lieutenant Hooper Road Marker
(approx. 1 miles away); Mount Salem Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Bethlehem Baptist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Perryville Tavern (approx. 2 miles away).
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 20, 2016, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 20, 2016, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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