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Hackensack in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Slavery

 
 
Slavery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
1. Slavery Marker
Inscription.
In memory of the millions of African people who perished during the middle passage, suffered the horrors of slavery, and endured the inhumanity of racial segregation.

We also remember the heroes who have struggled and continue to work for freedom, peace, and justice.

Dedicated on April 23, 2009
County of Bergen
County Executive
The Board of Chosen Freeholders, and
the African American Advisory Committee

Inspired by: The Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Observance Committee of Bergen County and the People’s Organization for Progress

 
Erected 2009 by Bergen County & the African American Advisory Committee.
 
Location. 40° 52.73′ N, 74° 2.656′ W. Marker is in Hackensack, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Court Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is located to the right of the Bergen County Court House. Marker is in this post office area: Hackensack NJ 07601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Armenian Genocide (here, next to this marker); Comfort Women (here, next to this marker); Holocaust
Slavery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
2. Slavery Marker
(here, next to this marker); The Great Hunger (here, next to this marker); The Green (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Hackensack War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Court-House & Jail (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Hackensack.
 
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Marker at the Bergen County Court House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
3. Marker at the Bergen County Court House
The marker is seen here near the base of the flagpole.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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