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Introduction
1)
Title
Wickes
2)
Town, State
Cape May, NJ
3)
ID #
1098
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
August 27, 2000
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
August 27, 2000
6)
Site Worked Last
September 10, 2008
Description
One of the first naval causalities in the War for Independence, Lt. Richard Wickes is honored by this memorial, a plaque set in and surrounded by a brick works. Sponsored by Harry Snyder Post 193, American Legion & Auxiliary, Cape May, NJ, the remembrance is situated in a park setting near the town center.
Content
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Self-sacrifice
2)
War Dead or those Serving and Dying
3)
Military
5)
Caucasian
6)
War for Independence
Design
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1.)
Man-made
2.)
Inscription/Text Design
Integrated
3)
Stone/Rock w/wo tablet
4)
Stone/rock
5)
Average (life-size)
7)
Inscribed/lettered on tablet
8)
Text available, all
9)
Yes (see below)
9.1)
Image numbering/location
6200-666.1, 6200-666.2
10)
Design Preservation
Good
11)
Inscript. Separate from M|M
No
12)
Designers
12.1)
Designer 1
Commercially available
13)
Fabricators/Builders
Not Applicable
Setting
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1)
Park/Garden/Lawn/Field
3)
Appearance/Setting
Completed
3.1)
Appeal of the Item
4 Satisfactory
3.2)
Setting appears appropriate
5 Good
3.3)
Traffic near for access, distanced for appreciation
4 Satisfactory
3.4)
Visualization and panorama
4 Satisfactory
3.5)
Opportunity to view, to enjoy the item
4 Satisfactory
3.6)
Overall Averaged Score
4.2 Satisfactory (Given a 1.0 - 7.0 Range)
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4)
Not Entered
5)
June 26, 1976
6)
Not Entered
7)
Not Entered
10)
Other Monuments on Site
1093 , 1094 , 1095 , 1096 , 1097 , 1817
11)
Satisfactory
12)
Community Group/Not For Profit
Themes
1)
MonumentsandMemorials.com Themes
No Perceived Theme Match
2)
National Historic Landmark Themes
The War for Independence
Demography
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1)
File Number
68
2)
Town/City
Cape May
3)
County
Cape May
4)
District
Intentionally Blank
5)
State
NJ
6)
Zip
08204
7)
Country
United States
8)
Latitude (GPS)
38.9330740000
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Longitude (GPS)
-74.9235180000
10)
Intersecting Street 1
Lafayette St
11)
Intersecting Street 2
Jackson St
12)
Additional Identifier 1
13)
Additional Identifier 2
15)
Man-made
16)
Veterans group(s)
17)
Revolution: War/Governance | 1774-1788
18)
Compilation Date (Initial)
August 27, 2000
20)
Compilation Date (Latest)
Not Entered
21)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
22)
Source Originator
monumentsandmemorials.com
Comments and Notes
NAME: Lt. Richard Wickes
RACE/ETHNICITY: Assumed Caucasian
SPONSOR: Harry Snyder Post 193, American Legion & Auxiliary, Cape May, NJ
COMMENT: For a related memorial, see ID #817.




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