Hackensack in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
hundreds of thousands of women and girls from Korea, China, Taiwan, the Philippines, the Netherlands, and Indonesia who were forced into sexual slavery by
the Armed Forces of Imperial Japan
before and during World War II.
Dedicated on March 8, 2013
County of Bergen, New Jersey
Bergen County Executive
The Board of Chosen Freeholders
Comfort Women Memorial Committee
Residents of Bergen County
Erected 2013 by County of Bergen, New Jersey.
Location. 40° 52.729′ N, 74° 2.653′ 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 on the west side 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. Slavery (here, next to this marker); Armenian Genocide (here, next to this marker); The Great Hunger (here, next to this marker); Holocaust (here, next to this marker); The Green 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.
Also see . . . Tensions linger in US over 'comfort women' plaques. Article discussing reaction to the Comfort Woman plaque by those who support the plaque and others who want to see it removed. (Submitted on April 16, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, World II •
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