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

Liberation

 
 
Liberation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 3, 2008
1. Liberation Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated to America’s role of preserving freedom and rescuing the oppressed, this monument, by Natan Rapoport, of an American soldier carrying a World War II concentration camp survivor was gifted to the State of New Jersey through the generosity of thousands of people of good will. May 30, 1985.
 
Erected 1985 by Liberty Park Monument Committee.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsWar, World II.
 
Location. 40° 41.518′ N, 74° 3.34′ W. Marker is in Jersey City, New Jersey, in Hudson County. Memorial is on Morris Pesin Drive, on the right when traveling east. Marker is in Liberty State Park. 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. Black Tom Explosion (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Salt Marsh (approx. 0.4 miles away); Inside the Statue (approx. half a mile away in New York); Symbolism (approx. half a mile away in New York); Statue Facts
Liberation Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 3, 2008
2. Liberation Monument
(approx. half a mile away in New York); “Mother of Exiles” (approx. half a mile away in New York); Emma Lazarus (approx. half a mile away in New York); “The New Colossus” (approx. half a mile away in New York). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jersey City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Liberty State Park, Historic Gateway to America. New Jersey Division of Parks & Forestry website. (Submitted on November 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. City Highlights - Monuments / Memorials. Destination:Jersey City website. (Submitted on November 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker in Liberty State Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 3, 2008
3. Marker in Liberty State Park
The Statue of Liberty can be seen in this photo behind the Liberation Monument.
Liberation Marker in Liberty State Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 16, 2013
4. Liberation Marker in Liberty State Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 956 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on October 17, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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Aug. 9, 2020