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

World War I Embarkation Memorial

 
 
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By Bill Donovan, September 1, 2015
1. World War I Embarkation Memorial Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the Valiant American Expeditionary Forces who embarked from this point to participate in the World War 1917-1918.

Erected by Hoboken Assembly Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus May 30, 1925.

On the other side of the boulder is another marker honoring this American Embarkation point. It reads:
Here marks the site of the Point of Embarkation for the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I

From this location millions of young dedicated Americans bravely sailed to foreign battlefields and helped save America and the world for democracy.

Many never returned from this struggle, and it is in their hallowed memory that this marker is installed by the Hudson Count Board of Chosen Freeholders, 1978
 
Erected 1925 by Hoboken Assembly Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus.
 
Location. 40° 44.215′ N, 74° 1.667′ W. Marker is in Hoboken, New Jersey, in Hudson County. Marker is at the intersection of Sinatra Drive and First Street, on the right when traveling north on Sinatra Drive. Touch for map. 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 distance of this marker. 77 River Street (about
World War I Embarkation Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Donovan, September 1, 2015
2. World War I Embarkation Memorial Marker
Shows marker on stone at intersection of Sinatra Drive and First Street.
500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sergeant William Fesken Memorial Field (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stevens Institute of Technology (approx. half a mile away); Stephen Foster House (approx. half a mile away); The Hudson School (approx. half a mile away); Hudson River Bridge Cornerstone (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hoboken.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
World War I Embarkation Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Donovan, September 1, 2015
3. World War I Embarkation Memorial Marker
The other side of memorial, looking towards First Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2015, by Bill Donovan of Maplewood, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 179 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 18, 2015, by Bill Donovan of Maplewood, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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