Temple of Victory - Manalapan

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Old Tennent Church, 448 Tennent Road
USA 07726
LL Manning & Son

This Temple of Victory Monument, located at Manalapan's Old Tennent Church Cemetery, is dedicated to Monmouth County residents who lost their lives in World War I. 

It consists of an elaborate Barre granite canopy supported by four corner Doric columns, resting on two, tiered, square concrete slabs.  The base is 10' square; the dome is 14' high.  The canopy consists of a round ceiling slab with angled square corner blocks, decorated with stars & crossed weapons. 

Standing under the canopy is a stone slab with slanted upper surface commemorating the monument. 

The designers & builders were LL Manning & Son of Plainfield, NJ.  The monument was dedicated on November 21, 1920 with an address by New York lawyer, Howard R. Cruse.  The Camp Vail band performed. 

Photo courtesy of:  NJ State Historic Preservation Office