Palisades Park in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
of the more than 200,000
women and girls who were
abducted by the armed forces of
the government of Imperial Japan
1930’s – 1945
Known as “Comfort Women,”
they endured human rights
violations that no people should
Let us never forget the horrors
of crimes against humanity.
Dedicated on October 23, 2010
County of Bergen
The Board of Chosen Freeholders
and the Borough of Palisades Park
Erected 2010 by Bergen County & Palisades Park.
Location. 40° 50.804′ N, 73° 59.816′ W. Marker is in Palisades Park, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on 2nd Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located next to the Palisades Park Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 257 2nd Street, Palisades Park NJ 07650, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Leonia Tract (approx. half a mile away); Leonia Patent (approx. 0.7 miles away); Civil War Armory and Drill Hall (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cole – Allaire – Boyd House Washington’s Retreat to Victory (approx. 1.2 miles away); Continental Army Encampment (approx. 1.2 miles away); March to Trenton (approx. 1.2 miles away); English Neighborhood Reformed Church (approx. 1.2 miles away).
Also see . . . Tensions linger in US over 'comfort women' plaques. Article discussing reaction to the Comfort Woman plaque by those who support the plaque and others who want to see it removed. (Submitted on January 31, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, World II • Women •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 31, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 585 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 31, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.