Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Robert H. Jackson
1892 - 1954
[right] "The very purpose of the Bill of Rights was to withdraw certain subjects from...political controversy. One's...fundamental rights may not be submitted to vote, they depend on the outcome of no elections."
[rear] Solicitor General of the United States. Attorney General of the United States. Justice, Supreme Court of the United States. American Chief Prosecutor, Nuremberg. Country lawyer.
[left] "If we can root out of men's thinking the idea that all wars are legal...at last we will have mobilized the forces of law in the side of peace."
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil Rights • Peace. A significant historical year for this entry is 1892.
Location. 42° 5.882′ N, 79° 14.259′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of East 4th Street and Prendergast Avenue (New York State Route 394), on the right when traveling west on East 4th Street. Marker is the flagpole base at the Robert H. Jackson Center. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Jamestown Academy (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Congregational Church (about 400 feet away); The First Theater (about 700 feet away); Site of the Foote Home (about 700 feet away); The Underground Railroad (about 700 feet away); Edith M. Ainge (about 800 feet away); First Furniture Factory (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thurston Block (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
Also see . . .
1. Robert H. Jackson Center. Organization at the site of the marker. (Submitted on May 25, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Robert H. Jackson - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 25, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 25, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.