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Hackensack War Memorial

 
 
Hackensack War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 30, 2008
1. Hackensack War Memorial
Sculpture by Charles Henry Niehaus is about eight feet high on a three foot base. The base itself is about four and one half feet in diameter.
Inscription. Erected in 1924 by the people of Hackensack in Memory of its soldiers and sailors who fought in the wars of the United States of America.

[Four panels around the monument's base depict different American wars]
 
Erected 1924 by People of Hackensack.
 
Location. 40° 52.755′ N, 74° 2.631′ W. Marker is in Hackensack, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Court Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Monument is in the center of the Green between Main and Church Streets, across from the Court House. Marker is in this post office area: Hackensack NJ 07601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the Court-House & Jail (a few steps from this marker); The Green (a few steps from this marker); Hackensack Soldier and Sailor Memorial (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Green (within shouting distance of this marker); First House in Hackensack (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank House (within shouting distance of this marker); Brigadier General Enoch Poor
War Memorial and Court House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 30, 2008
2. War Memorial and Court House
The Bergen County Court House is across the street from the Hackensack War Memorial.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Enoch Poor (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hackensack.
 
Categories. MilitaryPatriots & Patriotism
 
Revolutionary War panel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 30, 2008
3. Revolutionary War panel
The first panel depicts Gen. George Washington leading his troops at the Battle of Monmouth.
Civil War panel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 30, 2008
4. Civil War panel
The second panel shows Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendering to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.
Spanish-American War panel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 30, 2008
5. Spanish-American War panel
In the third panel, Col. Theodore Roosevelt leads the Rough Riders in the Battle of San Juan Hill.
World War I panel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 30, 2008
6. World War I panel
The last panel features a scene from what was then thought to be the War to end all Wars.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,928 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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