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World War Memorial Bridge Gateway - Ocean City, NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 39° 16.915 W 074° 34.827
18S E 536185 N 4348146
Quick Description: The World War Memorial Bridge Gateway now carries Route 52 causeway from Ocean City, NJ to Somers Point, NJ over Great Egg Harbor Bay. 74 34.827
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 8/11/2015 5:57:42 AM
Waymark Code: WMPD0B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
Views: 1

Long Description:

The World War Memorial Bridge is the major entry and exit point from the barrier island that is Ocean City. It was built in 1933. It has recently undergone a major reconstruction and is now a modern steel and reinforced concrete bridge. Elements of the old bridge remain including the gateway on the pedestrian access to the bridge. A bronze plaque on the south tower of the gateway identifies it as the World War Memorial Bridge. The plaque is inscribed:

WORLD WAR
MEMORIAL BRIDGE

ERECTED 1933

IN COMMEMORATION OF THE
VALOR AND SERVICES OF NEW
JERSEY SOLDIERS & SAILORS AND
CITIZENS IN THE WORLD WAR

At the bottom of the column is inscribed:

STATE
NEW JERSEY
1933

Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 1/1/1933

Private or Public Monument?: Government

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: State of NewJjersey

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Physical Address of Monument:
E. 9th Street and Palen Avenue
Route 52
Ocean City, NJ United States


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