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

Alexandre Gustave Eiffel

( 1832 – 1923 )

 
 
Alexandre Gustave Eiffel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2011
1. Alexandre Gustave Eiffel Marker
Inscription.
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.

Dedicated by
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, MusicMan-Made Features
 
Alexandre Gustave Eiffel<br>Marker and Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2011
2. Alexandre Gustave Eiffel
Marker and Sculpture
Markers on Liberty Island image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2011
3. Markers on Liberty Island
Several markers are located at this site near the Statue of Liberty. The Alexandre Gustave Eiffel marker is seen here in the left foreground.
Statue of Liberty image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 7, 2011
4. Statue of Liberty
 
 
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 529 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 25, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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