Jersey City in Hudson County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Alexandre Gustave Eiﬀel
( 1832 – 1923 )
The iron skeleton which supports the Statue was designed by this noted French engineer and bridge builder. He later designed and built the Eiffel Tower for the Paris World’s Fair of 1889.
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Kay
Philip Rathner – Sculptor
Location. 40° 41.392′ N, 74° 2.682′ W. Marker is in Jersey City, New Jersey, in Hudson County. Touch for map. Marker is located on Liberty Island, near the rear of the Statue. Marker is in this post office area: Jersey City NJ 07304, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Pulitzer (here, next to this marker); Emma Lazarus (here, next to this marker); Edouard Rene De Laboulaye (here, next to this marker); Frederic Auguste Bartholdi (here, next to this marker); The New Colossus (within shouting distance of this marker in New York); Cornerstone of the Statue of Liberty Pedestal (within shouting distance of this marker in New York); Copper for the Statue of Liberty (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Wood (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jersey City.
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features •
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 519 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 25, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.