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Taps - Hoboken, NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 40° 44.536 W 074° 01.967
18T E 581661 N 4510596
Quick Description: Taps... mascot of the Fire Department is buried at the Firemen's Memorial.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 6/23/2012 11:11:42 AM
Waymark Code: WMEPK0
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 1

Long Description:
An 1891 monument to Hoboken's Volunteer Firemen is located in Hoboken's Church Square Park and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. See (visit link)

At it's base, is another plaque, a tombstone really, which reads:

"'TAPS'
FAITHFUL MASCOT
FOR 15 YEARS
ENG. CO. 35
1963-1978"
An image of a dog is on the left and an image of the Hoboken Fire Department logo on the right.

This website (visit link) verifies that "Taps" is buried at the site.
Type of Memorial: plaque

Type of Animal: service, work animal

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Metro2 visited Taps  -  Hoboken, NJ 5/28/2012 Metro2 visited it