Parlin, New Jersey: Mass Grave of World War I Ammo Plant Disaster Victims

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Ernst Memorial Cemetery

Address:
Ernston Rd, Parlin, NJ
Directions:
In the entrance to the (now-Asian) Ernst Memorial Cemetery, on the south side of Ernston Rd, a quarter-mile west of its intersection with US 9.
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Mass Grave of World War I Ammo Plant Disaster Victims
When the Morgan Shell Loading Plant exploded in 1918, hundreds of people were killed. The unidentified dead ended up here. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [04/01/2011]

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Ammo plant explosion memorial.

Mass Grave of World War I Ammo Plant Disaster Victims

While the grave was a simple black stone in the front of a cemetery, the story behind it made the stop with visiting. Just the thought of the raining ammunition and the massive explosions was enough to keep our 9 yr old son interested.

[Shannon, 11/06/2014]

Ammo Plant Explosion Dead Memorial.

Mass Grave of World War I Ammo Plant Disaster Victims

Easy to find. Story highlighted in new documentary "The Story of Us."

[Janet, 07/09/2011]

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