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1950 South Amboy Explosion Marker image, Touch for more information
By Don Morfe, April 6, 2016
1950 South Amboy Explosion Marker
New Jersey (Middlesex County), South Amboy — 1950 South Amboy Explosion
An explosion of tremendous violence occurred at approximately 7:26 pm on Friday, May 19, 1950, at the Pennsylvania Railroad Pier No. 4 (Powder Pier) at the foot of Augusta Street, South Amboy (across inlet). This event was the result of the . . . — Map (db m93916) WM
New Jersey (Middlesex County), South Amboy — First Air Mail Delivery Flight in New Jersey
The South Amboy Post Office was located here in 1912. From this post office the First Air Mail Delivery Flight in New Jersey was undertaken. This event was the brainchild of Assistant Postmaster Edwin Roddy, also a member of the South Amboy’s . . . — Map (db m93915) HM
New Jersey (Middlesex County), South Amboy — Old St. Mary’s High School
St. Mary’s parishioners built the school nearby at great sacrifice and dedicated it to Mary, Mother of God, in 1903. St. Mary’s served ten surrounding parishes during peace-time, wars and other catastrophes.

This marker placed in 2002 calls . . . — Map (db m93913) HM


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