Cresskill, New Jersey: 563 Flu Victims Died Here

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Address:
Knickerbocker Rd, Cresskill, NJ
Directions:
In the traffic circle at the intersection of Madison Ave. and Knickerbocker Rd.
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Camp Merritt Flu Memorial.

563 Flu Victims Died Here

The one place you don't want to be in a flu pandemic is a crowded military transit camp. A towering obelisk now marks the spot, dedicated to the 563 people who didn't leave alive.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [11/26/2012]

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Camp Merritt Flu Memorial.

563 Flu Victims Died Here

From one pandemic to another. The Camp Merritt Flu Memorial is in the middle of a busy traffic circle -- be careful.

[Kathie, 02/22/2021]

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