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CommemoratingArchie Callahanwho gave his lifeat Pearl HarborDecember 7, 1941 [ Lower Marker: ]Archie Callahan Jr. was born and raised in Newark, NJ. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy at age 19 on August 21, 1940. Callahan became the first African Am…
In commemoration of 70 years of unselfish service to Newark and its citizens in all walks of life, this memorial is dedicated toThe Salvation Army1880-1950
In Memory ofJohn Fitzgerald Kennedy35th Presidentof theUnited States of AmericaMay 29, 1917November 23, 1963 "Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any …
On May 24, 1916the Newark Board of Educationon the recommendation ofCharles A. MacCall, Supervisor of AttendanceandFelix Dunn of the Newark Police Departmentestablished the first School Safety Patrol in our nation. Patrol members through their …
On this site stood the residence ofElisha Boudinotone of Newark's most distinguished citizens,Eminent jurist,Member of Newark's Committee of Correspondence,Patriot andpersonal friend of Washington. Here on September 23, 1824General Lafayettewas…
Presented to the City of Newark on its 250th Anniversary by the Daughters of the Revolution of the State of New Jersey to mark the site of the Training Place established in 1669 and used for that purpose at every call to defend the rights and libe…
Unveiled and dedicated May 31, 1926. On these historic acres of the "Old Training Place" that lowed by the living memories of personages and events through three centuries of peace and war. The citizens of Newark in 1826 placed the foundation of a…
Newark's second oldest house of worship was organized in the 1730s, and chartered by the Church of England (forerunner of the Episcopal Church in America) in 1746. Part of the tower dates from 1743, but most of the present church was built in 1810…
Major General U.S. VolunteersBorn June 2, 1815,Killed in the Battle of Chantilly, Va.September 1, 1862.Back of Monument:Erected by authorityof the State of New JerseyA.D. 1880.
First Presbyterian Churchorganized in 1666,Abraham Pierson, minister.Two edifices preceededthis one, begun in 1787