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

World War II Memorial

In Honor of the Hoboken Residents Who Gave Their Lives for Freedom

 
 
Hoboken World War II Memorial Announcement image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. Hoboken World War II Memorial Announcement
The actual plaque for the newest World War II memorial in Hoboken has not been installed yet. It will likely have the text listed next to this artist's conception of the site. This entry will be updated upon the monument's dedication.
Inscription.
Dedicated to those 153 Hoboken residents
Who made the ultimate sacrifice through
Seflfess acts of bravery, courage,
And loyalty to our great country
And the principles of democracy.

Mayor David Roberts
James J Farina, City Clerk

Hoboken City Council:
Theresa Castellano, President
A. Nono Giacchi, Vice-President
Peter J. Cammarano
Terry la Bruno
Ruben Ramos
Elizabeth Mason
Michael Russo
Peter Cunningham

Hoboken World War II
Memorial Fund Committee:
Mayor David Roberts, Honorary Chairman
Edward "Roy" Huelbig, Chairman
Tom Kennedy, Co-Chairman
Jack O'Brien, Co-Chairman
John P. Carey, Secretary
Ernest Prudente, Treasurer
Thomas Breret, Trustee
 
Erected 2008.
 
Location. 40° 44.467′ N, 74° 1.6′ W. Marker is in Hoboken, New Jersey, in Hudson County. Marker is at the intersection of Frank Sinatra Drive and 4th Street on Frank Sinatra Drive. Touch for map. The monument is currently fenced off while it is under construction. It is in Stevens Park on the waterfront. Marker is in this post office area: Hoboken NJ 07030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
World War II Memorial Marker statues image. Click for full size.
By Cary Baldwin/Hoboken Now, November 8, 2008
2. World War II Memorial Marker statues
distance of this marker. Sergeant William Fesken Memorial Field (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War Monument (about 500 feet away); Stevens Institute of Technology (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stephen Foster House (approx. ¼ mile away); Hudson River Bridge Cornerstone (approx. ¼ mile away); World War I Embarkation Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Hudson School (approx. 0.3 miles away); 77 River Street (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hoboken.
 
More about this marker. The final plaque has not been placed on the monument yet. This entry will be updated upon the monuments dedication.
 
Also see . . .
1. World War II Memorial dedication in Hoboken. (Submitted on February 26, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
2. Say hello to the Hoboken World War II memorial. (Submitted on February 26, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Site of new Hoboken World War II Memorial viewed from Frank Sinatra Drive. image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
3. Site of new Hoboken World War II Memorial viewed from Frank Sinatra Drive.
Stone awaiting installation by the stone masons building the monument image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
4. Stone awaiting installation by the stone masons building the monument
Alternate view of construction material. the NYC skyline can be seen in the background. image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
5. Alternate view of construction material. the NYC skyline can be seen in the background.
World War II Memorial dedication ceremony on November 8, 2008 image. Click for full size.
By Cary Baldwin/Hoboken Now, November 8, 2008
6. World War II Memorial dedication ceremony on November 8, 2008
World War II Memorial Marker dedication image. Click for full size.
By Soldiersandsailors.us, November 8, 2008
7. World War II Memorial Marker dedication
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,043 times since then and 61 times this year. Last updated on February 26, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1. submitted on March 31, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.   2. submitted on February 26, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3, 4, 5. submitted on March 31, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.   6, 7. submitted on February 26, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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