Jersey City in Hudson County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Born in Colmar, France in 1834, Frederic Auguste Bartholdi was one of the most celebrated sculptors of the nineteenth century. He is most famous for creating the Statue of Liberty which was dedicated in 1886.
In his fifty-two years as an artist, he created approximately one hundred works of art. He died on October 4, 1904 of tuberculosis and is buried in Montparnasse Cemetery in Paris, France.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 40° 41.385′ N, 74° 2.782′ W. Marker is in Jersey City, New Jersey, in Hudson County. Marker is located on Liberty Island, near the food concession area. 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. The New Colossus (here, next to this marker); New York Sculptures (here, next to this marker); “Mother of Exiles” (a few steps from this marker); Emma Lazarus (a few steps from this marker); “The New Colossus” Inside the Statue (a few steps from this marker); Symbolism (a few steps from this marker); Statue Facts (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jersey City.
More about this marker. A portrait of Frederic Bartholdi appears at the upper left of the marker. The bottom of the marker contains a photograph of Bartholdi in his studio, Vavin Street, Paris, circa 1892.
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Persons •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 438 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 8, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.