Jersey City in Hudson County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The American Immigrant Wall of Honor ®
celebrates the peopling of America.
The names of individuals and families
are inscribed on the wall for posterity as gifts of remembrance through donations made to restore and maintain Ellis Island.
The circular wall contains over 500,000 names.
It measures 262 feet across and 664 feet in length.
The straight wall contains 56,000 names
and is 213 feet in length.
There are three separate alphabetical listings:
those names registered before 1993, on panels 7-484,
those names registered between 1993 and 1995, on panels 485-579,
and those names registered between 1995 and 1998, on panels 581-650.
You can find individual entries and their exact panel locations in a computerized register located in the museum.
The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.
Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island
Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Location. 40° 41.935′ N, 74° 2.326′ W. Marker is in Jersey City, New Jersey, Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jersey City NJ 07304, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Gibson: Defending the Approaches (here, next to this marker); Fort Gibson: The New York Harbor System (here, next to this marker); Fort Gibson: The Other Ellis Island Story (a few steps from this marker); Fort Gibson: Uncovering the Past (a few steps from this marker); Fort Gibson: Ammunition to Immigration (a few steps from this marker); Fort Gibson: Oyster Banks to Batteries (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The American Immigrant Wall of Honor ® (within shouting distance of this marker); Delaware Indian Burials (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jersey City.
More about this marker. A map of the Wall of Honor appears at the bottom of the marker.
Also see . . . The American Immigrant Wall of Honor. The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. website. (Submitted on November 25, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 358 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 25, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.