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McLaughlin/Norcross Memorial Dell & Amphitheater - Haddon Heights, NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
N 39° 52.750 W 075° 04.366
18S E 493777 N 4414348
Quick Description: This is a most unique memorial, not in the form of a monument, but as a complete dell and amphitheater. Dedicated in 1995, the memorial recognizes slain police officers, Norcross and McLaughlin.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 12/30/2009 7:26:16 PM
Waymark Code: WM7ZTV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member GA Cacher
Views: 3

Long Description:

The amphitheater is on the edge of Haddon Lake Park and located in an open green area in this small borough. The amphitheater is a "half shell" with a wooden stage raised on stone blocks with wooden seats. There are four columns of sixteen benches each. There are also some very nice metal benches as well. In front of the stage is a stone semi circle for player to give asides or soliloquies. At the top of the hill is the memorial sign and a memorial marker. it reads:

Dedicated To The Public Safety And
Law Enforcement Community For
Their Selfless Contributions
Presented on Behalf Of The Citizens
By The Camden County Freeholder Board
June 30, 1995

The area is woodsy and quite beautiful. To the rear of the stage is a dirt trail which runs between the benches (to the right) and a stream (to the left) which eventually feeds into Haddon Lake. It is the perfect, quiet place for a play or whatever.

Park Drive and Prospect Boulevard
Haddon Heights, NJ 08035
Phone: (856) 216-2170

Website pertaining to the memorial: [Web Link]

List if there are any visiting hours:
Dusk to Dawn unless there is a concert.

Entrance fees (if it applies):
Only if you want to sit and see a play or show or whatever is happening.

Type of memorial: Park

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