“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Long Branch, New Jersey

Clickable Map of Monmouth County, New Jersey and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Monmouth County, NJ (243) Burlington County, NJ (278) Mercer County, NJ (286) Middlesex County, NJ (211) Ocean County, NJ (47) Queens County, NY (78) Richmond County, NY (116)  MonmouthCounty(243) Monmouth County (243)  BurlingtonCounty(278) Burlington County (278)  MercerCounty(286) Mercer County (286)  MiddlesexCounty(211) Middlesex County (211)  OceanCounty(47) Ocean County (47)  QueensCountyNew York(78) Queens County (78)  RichmondCounty(116) Richmond County (116)
Location of Long Branch, New Jersey
    Monmouth County (243)
    Burlington County (278)
    Mercer County (286)
    Middlesex County (211)
    Ocean County (47)
    Queens County, New York (78)
    Richmond County, New York (116)
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1New Jersey (Monmouth County), Long Branch — Benjamin Harrison
Benjamin Harrison August 20, 1833 – March 13, 1901 23rd President   1889 – 1893 Vacationed at Long BranchMap (db m166754) HM
2New Jersey (Monmouth County), Long Branch — Chester A. Arthur
Chester A. Arthur October 5, 1829 – November 18, 1886 21st President   1881 – 1885 Leased a cottage on Park AvenueMap (db m166753) HM
3New Jersey (Monmouth County), Long Branch — Church of the PresidentsSt. James Episcopal Church
Built in 1879. Named for the seven U.S. Presidents who attended services here: Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Chester A. Arthur, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, and Woodrow Wilson. Deconsecrated in 1953, . . . Map (db m14049) HM
4New Jersey (Monmouth County), Long Branch — Corner of Ocean and Brighton Avenues
Several hotels stood on this west end site, but the grandest were the Stetson House and the West End Hotel. The Stetson was L-shaped and had 300 rooms. Although smaller than other grand hotels, it was socially desirable and had modern conveniences . . . Map (db m100148) HM
5New Jersey (Monmouth County), Long Branch — James A. Garfield
James A. Garfield Twentieth President of The United States Born Nov 19, 1831 at Orange, Ohio Died on this site, Sept. 19, 1881.Map (db m6891) HM
6New Jersey (Monmouth County), Long Branch — Mansion House1845 — 1910 — West side of Ocean Avenue between Laird Street and Chelsea Avenue —
The Mansion House was considered to be the finest hotel of its day. On August 22, 1861, the wife of Abraham Lincoln visited Long Branch and stayed at the Mansion House. A thrilling demonstration of an ocean rescue by the Life-Saving Service, which . . . Map (db m46931) HM
7New Jersey (Monmouth County), Long Branch — Norman Mailer/Scarboro Hotel
Norman Mailer 1923-2007 The Scarboro Hotel 1882-1941 Corner of Ocean Avenue and South Bath Avenue The big news of the 1882 summer season in Long Branch was the construction of a grand hotel, the Scarboro, at the corner of Ocean Ave. and . . . Map (db m117692) HM
8New Jersey (Monmouth County), Long Branch — Rutherford B. Hayes
Rutherford B. Hayes October 4, 1822 - January 17, 1893 19th President 1877 - 1881 Summered at the Elberon HotelMap (db m165968) HM
9New Jersey (Monmouth County), Long Branch — Steinbach's Cobblestones
These cobblestones, on the perimeter border, were saved from the alleyway behind Steinbach's, later Vogel's Department Store, Broadway, Downtown Long Branch, dating back to at least 1903. Installed October 2002 during refurbishing by the city of . . . Map (db m51626) HM
10New Jersey (Monmouth County), Long Branch — Ulysses S. Grant
April 27, 1822 - July 23, 1885 18th President 1869 - 1877 Vacationed for 12 years at 991 Ocean Avenue which was known as "The Summer Capitol"Map (db m165465) HM
11New Jersey (Monmouth County), Long Branch — William McKinley
William McKinley January 29, 1843 – September 14, 1901 25th President   1897 – 1901 Summered at a cottage located at the Elberon Hotel.Map (db m166755) HM
12New Jersey (Monmouth County), Long Branch — Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson December 29, 1856 – February 3, 1924 28th President   1913 – 1921 Summered at McCall’s Shadow Lawn currently the site of Monmouth University’s Woodrow Wilson Hall.Map (db m166945) HM
Apr. 15, 2021