Jersey City in Hudson County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
(1849 – 1887)
In 1883 this American poet and essayist wrote “The New Colossus” to aid the Pedestal Fund Campaign. Twenty years later her sonnet was cast in bronze and placed inside the Statue’s pedestal.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Rogoway
Philip Rathner – Sculptor
Location. 40° 41.393′ N, 74° 2.68′ W. Marker is in Jersey City, New Jersey, in Hudson County. Marker is located on Liberty Island, near the rear of the Statue. 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. Joseph Pulitzer (here, next to this marker); Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (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 Fort Wood (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Copper for the Statue of Liberty (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jersey City.
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 495 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 25, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.