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Jersey City in Hudson County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Emma Lazarus

(1849 – 1887)

 
 
Emma Lazarus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2011
1. Emma Lazarus Marker
Inscription.
In 1883 this American poet and essayist wrote “The New Colossus” to aid the Pedestal Fund Campaign. Twenty years later her sonnet was cast in bronze and placed inside the Statue’s pedestal.
“Give me your tired, your poor, . . ”

Donated by
Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Rogoway
Philip Rathner – Sculptor

 
Location. 40° 41.393′ N, 74° 2.68′ W. Marker is in Jersey City, New Jersey, in Hudson County. Click for map. Marker is located on Liberty Island, near the rear of the Statue. Marker is in this post office area: Jersey City NJ 07304, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Pulitzer (here, next to this marker); Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (here, next to this marker); Edouard Rene De Laboulaye (here, next to this marker); Frederic Auguste Bartholdi (here, next to this marker); The New Colossus (within shouting distance of this marker in New York); Cornerstone of the Statue of Liberty Pedestal (within shouting distance of this marker in New York); Fort Wood (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Copper for the Statue of Liberty (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Jersey City.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicMan-Made Features
 
Emma Lazarus Sculpture and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2011
2. Emma Lazarus Sculpture and Marker
Markers on Liberty Island image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2011
3. Markers on Liberty Island
Several markers are found next to the Statue of Liberty. The Emma Lazarus marker is seen here on the right.
Liberty Island Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2011
4. Liberty Island Markers
The Emma Lazarus marker is on the right in this photo.
Emma Lazarus' “New Colossus” image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2011
5. Emma Lazarus' “New Colossus”
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 386 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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