Memorial Flagpole

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The Memorial Flagpole is located on an island at the intersection of South Orange Avenue and Irvington Avenue. On its base are inscribed the names of the fallen heroes of World War I (1914-1918). Of the 116,708 U.S. soldiers who died during WWI, 6 were from South Orange. Cast in bronze and mounted on granite, the Memorial Flagpole cost $20,000. It was constructed circa 1924.