New Era Anchor

New Era Anchor (HM96E)

Location: Allenhurst, NJ 07711 Monmouth County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 14.058', W 74° 0.062'

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In memory of the nearly 300 German immigrants who lost their lives when the sailing ship New Era wrecked off Deal Lake, November 13, 1854.

In honor of Abner Allen, Allenhurst's earliest settler, keeper of the local lifeboat house, and first rescuer to the scene of the shipwreck.

In solemn reverence of this disaster's role in establishing the U.S. Lifesaving Service, known today as the U.S. Coast Guard. It is hoped that this memorial shall inspire a permanent and prominent appreciation of our local heritage.
Details
HM NumberHM96E
Tags
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceChurch/House of Worship
Marker TypeHistoric Object
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleMounted
Year Placed2002
Placed ByDr.Rich M.Fernicola
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 11:49pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 584980 N 4454241
Decimal Degrees40.23430000, -74.00103333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 14.058', W 74° 0.062'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 14' 3.4800" N, 74° 0' 3.7200" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)732
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-209 Elberon Ave, Allenhurst NJ 07711, US
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