Jersey City in Hudson County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Tribute to the Soldiers of New Jersey
of New Jersey
who encamped on this hill
during the War of 1812
The United States Daughters 1812
State of New Jersey
Erected 1915 by United States Daughters of 1812.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War of 1812.
Location. 40° 43.783′ N, 74° 3.271′ W. Marker is in Jersey City, New Jersey, in Hudson County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Newark Avenue and Palisade Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Located at William L Dickinson High School. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City NJ 07306, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jack Roosevelt Robinson (approx. half a mile away); Peter Stuyvesant (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Bergen Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jane Tuers (approx. ¾ mile away); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Rt. Rev. Msgr. Roger A. McGinley Newport (approx. 1.1 miles away); Blakeslee Route (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jersey City.
More about this marker. In 1806, the US government purchased the land where the high school stands, known then as the Harrison Tract, and used it as a training ground for soldiers during the War of 1812. The high school would later be used as an army post for both world wars.
Also see . . .
1. National Society, United States Daughters of 1812. Society Website (Submitted on September 12, 2020.)
2. National Society United States Daughters of 1812. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on September 17, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2020, by Brandon Gabriel of Jersey City, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 129 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2020, by Brandon Gabriel of Jersey City, New Jersey. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.