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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Hudson County, New Jersey

 
Clickable Map of Hudson County, New Jersey and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Hudson County, NJ (153) Bergen County, NJ (427) Essex County, NJ (170) Union County, NJ (118) Kings County, NY (388) New York County, NY (2016) Richmond County, NY (225)  HudsonCounty(153) Hudson County (153)  BergenCounty(427) Bergen County (427)  EssexCounty(170) Essex County (170)  UnionCounty(118) Union County (118)  KingsCountyNew York(388) Kings County (388)  NewYorkCounty(2016) New York County (2016)  RichmondCounty(225) Richmond County (225)
Jersey City is the county seat for Hudson County
Adjacent to Hudson County, New Jersey
      Bergen County (427)  
      Essex County (170)  
      Union County (118)  
      Kings County, New York (388)  
      New York County, New York (2016)  
      Richmond County, New York (225)  
 
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1 New Jersey, Hudson County, Bayonne — Bayonne Bridge
This tablet is dedicated to the men and women who designed and built this beautiful structure and to those responsible for its operation and maintenance. With grateful appreciation Presented to the Port Authority of NY & NJ By the . . . Map (db m181568) HM
2 New Jersey, Hudson County, Bayonne — Bayonne Terrorist Victims
. . . Map (db m53037) HM
3 New Jersey, Hudson County, Bayonne — Bergen Neck Fort
Built by Americans, 1776, at the site of Bayonne. Occupied 1777 – 82 by Loyalist forces, who named it Fort Delancey.Map (db m7698) HM
4 New Jersey, Hudson County, Bayonne — First Federated Church
First Refd. Dutch Church Orgend. 1828 Erecd. 1866 First Federated Church Bayonne’s Oldest Church – 1866 and its oldest Congregation: Dutch Reformed Church (1828) Merged in 1952 with Third Reformed Church and Christ Presbyterian Forming . . . Map (db m54634) HM
5 New Jersey, Hudson County, Bayonne — Honoring the Life of Kenneth Joseph TarantinoDecember 25, 1961 - September 11, 2001
A precious son and wonderful brother, a loving husband and devoted father, a loyal friend.
"For he who lives in those hearts left behind never really dies"
Map (db m181565) WM
6 New Jersey, Hudson County, Bayonne — Kwanzan Cherry TreeGenus: PrunusSpecies: Serrulata
Culture Best grown in moist, fertile, well-drained, sandy or clay loams in full sun to part shade. Best lowering in full sun. Tolerates summer heat and humidity. Tolerates some dry soils once established. Sometimes top grafted at the 4' to . . . Map (db m181562) HM
7 New Jersey, Hudson County, Bayonne — Mercer Park
Named to memorialize the presence of the Patriot Army under General Hugh Mercer in 1776 in this vicinity. •     •     • Presented by The Bayonne Historical Society 1953Map (db m63614) HM
8 New Jersey, Hudson County, Bayonne — Monument to the Struggle Against World Terrorism
Gift From the people of Russia President Vladimir Putin Artist Zurab TsereteliMap (db m53039) HM
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9 New Jersey, Hudson County, Bayonne — Paul J. Costello Memorial Bocce CourtRemembering "Paulie"
Established the first outdoor bocce court in Bayonne and was the first president of the Summer Outdoor Bocce League, sponsored by the City of Bayonne. Paul's ability to communicate with people was instrumental throughout his long and distinguished . . . Map (db m181572) HM
10 New Jersey, Hudson County, Bayonne — Port Jersey Peninsula Preserve
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has established preserved areas within the Port Jersey Peninsula to protect and maintain fragile wetlands and wildlife, and provide a waterfront which can be enjoyed by all. From here you can see some of . . . Map (db m53043) HM
11 New Jersey, Hudson County, Bayonne — Stephen R. Gregg / Bayonne Park
Lt. Stephen R. Gregg U. S. Army – 143rd Infantry, 36th Infantry Division Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient For his role in Action on August 27, 1944 Near Montelimar, FranceMap (db m54637) HM
12 New Jersey, Hudson County, Bayonne — Tear of Grief
Gift from the people of Russia President Vladimir Putin This site will be a home for the monument to the struggle against world terrorism Artist Zurab TsereteliMap (db m53040) HM
13 New Jersey, Hudson County, Bayonne — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. MaineMap (db m54632) HM
14 New Jersey, Hudson County, Bayonne — Vietnam Veterans Memorial
This monument stands as a memorial to all Vietnam Veterans It pays a special tribute to those men who have given their lives, and those Missing in Action.* The large size of this flag will stand as a reminder of the large loss to the City . . . Map (db m181564) WM
15 New Jersey, Hudson County, Bayonne — Volunteers of the Army and Navy
To the Volunteers of the Army and Navy of the United States whose heroic patriotism has helped to make our Republic what it is to-day. Erected MCMXIVMap (db m54636) HM
16 New Jersey, Hudson County, Bayonne — World War II Memorial
In remembrance of those who gave their lives and as a tribute in honor of the youth of Bayonne who served in the Armed Forces of the United States during World War IIMap (db m181569) WM
17 New Jersey, Hudson County, Hoboken — 77 River Street
This site was once close to the geological edge of the Hudson River. This building, CIRCA 1889, close to major transportation was once Hoboken's largest commercial structure. Built as the Second National Bank, it housed a variety of uses, most . . . Map (db m6881) HM
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18 New Jersey, Hudson County, Hoboken — Baseball
On June 19, 1846, the first match game of baseball was played here on the Elysian Fields between the Knickerbockers and the New Yorks. It is generally conceded that until this time, the game was not seriously regarded.Map (db m6878) HM
19 New Jersey, Hudson County, Hoboken — Civil War MonumentHoboken
Dedicated May 30th - 1888 – Committee – E.A. Stevens – G.A. Seide James A. Greyer – Theophilus Butts James Benson – B.F. Hart F.W. Schroeder – John Eckstein Erected By the citizens of Hoboken . . . Map (db m6791) HM
20 New Jersey, Hudson County, Hoboken — Elysian FieldsNew York’s First Central Park
Fast, reliable ferry service run by the Stevens family brought New Yorkers to Hoboken in droves. To attract riders, the Stevens' turned the waterfront into a semi-public park. They opened paths, pavilions, and breath-taking views, and named it . . . Map (db m6883) HM
21 New Jersey, Hudson County, Hoboken — Francis Albert Sinatra BirthplaceThe Voice
Francis Albert Sinatra The Voice Born here At 415 Monroe Street December 12, 1915Map (db m6788) HM
22 New Jersey, Hudson County, Hoboken — Hoboken 9/11 Memorial
We consecrate this place to honor and to remember the fifty-six citizens of Hoboken killed in the attacks of September 11, 2001. May these grounds create consciousness and conversation across time and generations in the name of those lost. As the . . . Map (db m196649) HM
23 New Jersey, Hudson County, Hoboken — Hoboken World War II Memorial
To the memory of those Hoboken soldiers who gave their lives in WWII for our freedom Mayor David Roberts James J Farina, City Clerk - Joseph Peluso, Director of Environmental Services - James Rogna, Project Manager Hoboken City Council . . . Map (db m196168) HM WM
24 New Jersey, Hudson County, Hoboken — Hudson River Bridge Cornerstone
The North River Bridge Co. Ground broken June 8th, 1895 First foundation masonry laid June 18th, 1895Map (db m6945) HM
25 New Jersey, Hudson County, Hoboken — Maxwell House Coffee PlantFrom Field to Factory in Hoboken
The Maxwell House Coffee Plant stretched along Hoboken's waterfront from Tenth to Twelfth Streets. It was a marvel of its time, the largest coffee processing plant in the world, and a local landmark. Before the plant was built in 1938-39, part of . . . Map (db m6880) HM
26 New Jersey, Hudson County, Hoboken — New York Yacht ClubHome of the America’s Cup
John Cox Stevens, an outgoing member of Hoboken's founding family and avid boater, organized the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) on July 30, 1844, and served as its first Commodore. He built the first clubhouse on this site at the foot of Tenth Street. . . . Map (db m6882) HM
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27 New Jersey, Hudson County, Hoboken — On the WaterfrontHolland America, Boat Clubs & The Movie
Floating clubhouses for boat clubs and a floating public bath lined the waterfront in the late 1800s. The Valencia was on of the larger, more impressive buildings. Except for one, all were gone by the early 1900s as the waterfront industrialized. . . . Map (db m242088) HM
28 New Jersey, Hudson County, Hoboken — Sergeant William Fesken Memorial Field
In memory of SGT William Fesken Killed in action, Vietnam May 2, 1967 And dedicated to all Those who sacrificed their lives In the Vietnam Conflict so that Our country might liveMap (db m6790) HM
29 New Jersey, Hudson County, Hoboken — Southern Piers:Pier C, Shipping and Longshoremen
American Export Lines used Piers A, B and C for both passenger and cargo ships from the 1950s to about 1970. It was the last major company to use the piers; Hoboken’s era as a working seaport was ending due to a shift to containerized shipping, . . . Map (db m242155) HM
30 New Jersey, Hudson County, Hoboken — Stephen Foster House
Stephen Collins Foster composer of “Old Folks at Home” and other immortal songs lived in this house during the year 1854. It was while living here that “Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair” was . . . Map (db m7252) HM
31 New Jersey, Hudson County, Hoboken — Stevens Institute of Technology
This land was a part of the Island of Hoboken which was deeded on Feb. 15, 1663 by Peter Stuyvesant, Governor of Nieuw Amsterdam, for the benefit of his sister Anna, Widow of Samuel Bayard of Amsterdam. In 1784, these 564 acres belonging to . . . Map (db m6860) HM
32 New Jersey, Hudson County, Hoboken — Sybil's Cave Park
A natural spring was excavated on this site circa 1832-1836 by the Stevens family, principal landowners of Hoboken, and named Sybil’s Cave shortly thereafter. In the mid-20th century, Sybil’s Cave was abandoned and forgotten. In 2008, under the . . . Map (db m197134) HM
33 New Jersey, Hudson County, Hoboken — The Hudson School
On this site stood the Martha Institute from 1866-1999. Built on land donated by Hoboken philanthropist Martha Bayard Stevens and named in her honor, the Martha Institute served as home to Hoboken's first German-American school, the Manual Trade . . . Map (db m6879) HM
34 New Jersey, Hudson County, Hoboken — World War I Embarkation Memorial
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 . . . Map (db m88729) WM
35 New Jersey, Hudson County, Hoboken — World War II MemorialIn Honor of the Hoboken Residents Who Gave Their Lives for Freedom Reported permanently removed
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 . . . Map (db m81101) HM
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36 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — An Gorta Mor
In Memoriam of the Irish Famine An Gorta Mor   1845 – 1852 For those lives claimed by it and the Irish Immigrants that survived and relocated to the United States. Erected By The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Hudson County, N.J. [ Back . . . Map (db m42404) HM
37 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Black Tom ExplosionLiberty State Park
You are standing on a site which saw one of the worse acts of sabotage in American history! Prior to the U.S. entering WWI, the shoreline on which you now stand was occupied by an extensive munitions depot operated by the Lehigh Valley . . . Map (db m126349) HM
38 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Blakeslee Route
In honor of George E. Blakeslee Pioneer of the modern highway [ Rear Marker : ] Blakeslee rededicated September 2005 by The Friends of the Marion Section Patrick J. O’Melia Hassan Abubakr • Tessie Brady • Sam C. Difeo • Mary Donnelly . . . Map (db m51534) HM
39 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Central Railroad of NJ Employees
New Jersey Central Jersey Central Lines Honoring the employees of the Central Railroad of New Jersey 1849 – 1976 Dedicated by the Central Railroad of New Jersey Veteran Employees AssociationMap (db m51512) HM
40 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Changes in the LandLiberty State Park
Prior to 1860, the area surrounding you was mostly brackish waters, salt marshes and mudflats of a tidal estuary. Known to the native Lenape as Communipaw Cove, these wetlands were a rich source of fish, waterfowl and shellfish. Early Dutch and . . . Map (db m49794) HM
41 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Changes in the Land
The land we know as Liberty State Park has undergone many changes. Known to the Lenape Indians as Communipaw Cove, it was a place of saltmarshes and oysters. Later Dutch and English settlers harvested salt hay for their livestock. To native people . . . Map (db m69423) HM
42 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Communipaw and Lafayette
Henry Hudson’s “Half Moon” anchored off Communipaw in 1609. In 1633 the Dutch West India Company built the first house occupied by “John the Laugher.” A small colony of Dutch houses and farms developed along the shore where . . . Map (db m42415) HM
43 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Empty Sky: New JerseySeptember 11th Memorial
On the morning of September 11, 2001, with the skies so clear that the Twin Towers across the river appeared to be within reach, the very essence of what our country stands for — freedom, tolerance, and the pursuit of happiness – was attacked. . . . Map (db m49789) HM WM
44 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Explosion at Liberty! Reported missing
On July 30, 1916, the Black Tom munitions depot exploded, rocking New York Harbor and sending sleeping residents tumbling from their beds. The noise of the explosion was heard as far away as Maryland and Connecticut. On Ellis Island, terrified . . . Map (db m126348) HM
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45 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Farrier Memorial
to the Volunteer Fireman of Jersey City Erected through the bequest of Capt. Frederick T. Farrier as a token of the friendship and esteem in which he held his former associates in the Volunteer Fire Department. Edwin M. Farrier 1931                 . . . Map (db m42413) HM
46 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Jack Roosevelt Robinson
“A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” Jack Roosevelt Robinson 1919–1972 Jack Roosevelt Robinson, the first African-American to break the color barrier in Major League Baseball, . . . Map (db m6101) HM
47 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Jane Tuers
This marks the site of the home of Jane Tuers a heroine of the American Revolution Presented by Jane Tuers Cociety C.A.R. 1925Map (db m63612) HM
48 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Jersey City Civil War Memorial
In memory of the Soldiers of Jersey City who fought in the War of the Rebellion. [ Back of Monument: ] This monument is erected by the executor of the estate of the late Edward J. Donnelly, Sergt. Co. C, 5th N.J. Volunteers and a . . . Map (db m42406) HM
49 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Liberation
Dedicated to America’s role of preserving freedom and rescuing the oppressed, this monument, by Natan Rapoport, of an American soldier carrying a World War II concentration camp survivor was gifted to the State of New Jersey through the generosity . . . Map (db m13295) WM
50 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Lincoln Park
Hudson County’s great public work of the 1890’s was Hudson (now Kennedy) Boulevard, a 20-mile landscaped roadway running through the county. Construction caused the demolition or relocation of many buildings and was completed in 1895. The road . . . Map (db m42419) HM
51 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Morris Pesin’s Legendary Canoe Trip Which Launched Liberty State Park Reported missing
On the foggy, drizzly morning of June 13, 1958, Morris Pesin (1911-1992) made his historic 8 minute canoe trip to the Statue of Liberty with a Jersey Journal reporter to dramatize the close proximity of the Jersey City shoreline to Ms. . . . Map (db m126346) HM
52 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Mystic Lincoln
Sculptor   James Earle Frazer Erected in 1930 by the Lincoln Association of Jersey City with contributions from the school children of Jersey City. Rededicated February 12, 2005 75th Anniversary [ Pedestal Inscription: ] Lincoln . . . Map (db m42408) HM
53 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Newkirk House Reported permanently removed
Jersey City’s oldest building, the Newkirk House was erected circa 1690 a few blocks northeast of the nearby Dutch settlement of Bergen Square (1660). Occupied for two centuries by the Newkirk family, the sandstone structure was sold by . . . Map (db m156027) HM
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54 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — NewportJersey City
. . . Map (db m35586) HM
55 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Old Bergen Church
The Old Bergen Church, a Dutch Reformed Church, is a classic blending of Greek Revival details and form, with New Jersey Dutch influences. Originally founded in 1662 at Bergen Avenue and Vroom Street, the church has undergone two rebuildings on this . . . Map (db m6137) HM
56 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Paulus Hook
Washington’s “Flying Camp” here in 1776. Later fort held by British during entire war despite American attacks.Map (db m7697) HM
57 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Peter StuyvesantC. 1612 – 1672
In 1660, as the last Dutch Director-General of the colony of New Netherland, Stuyvesant was instrumental in the establishment of the Village of Bergen, which was near this site. The Scottish-American sculptor J. Massey Rhind was commissioned to . . . Map (db m100143) HM
58 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Rt. Rev. Msgr. Roger A. McGinleyPriest and Patriot
In grateful memory of Right Reverend Monsignor Roger A. McGinley Priest and Patriot who by teaching and example raised the level of citizenship in our city, and by founding Saint Aedan’s Parish in 1912, serving as its pastor for twenty-four . . . Map (db m35589) HM
59 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — The Bridge of Nations
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60 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — The Central Railroad of New Jersey (CRRNJ) TerminalFerry Houses: Connecting People, Boats and Trains
From 1864 until 1967: the Central Railroad of New Jersey (CRRNJ) Terminal provided a vital link between the New Jersey and New York City shores. At its busiest, more than 200 ferry sailings transported tens of thousands of commuters and thousands of . . . Map (db m13300) HM
61 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — The Central Railroad of New Jersey (CRRNJ) TerminalEmigrant (Immigrant) Waiting Room
After passing the Statue of Liberty and being processed at Ellis Island, where did the new Americans go? Once declared “clearly and beyond a doubt, entitled to land” almost two-thirds of the immigrants processed at Ellis Island . . . Map (db m49339) HM
62 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — The Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal
This terminal was completed in June, 1889 and became fully operational on October 6, 1889. For almost 80 years it served as the main passenger terminal for the Central Railroad Company of New Jersey at this strategic Jersey City waterfront location. . . . Map (db m13290) HM
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63 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — The Historic Trilogy
The term “Historic Trilogy” is used to represent the role the Central Railroad of New Jersey (CRRNJ) Terminal, Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty played in American history. It was these three historic structures that greeted most . . . Map (db m49344) HM
64 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — The Historic Trilogy
The term “Historic Trilogy” is used to represent the role the Central Railroad of New Jersey (CRRNJ) Terminal, Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty played in American history. It was these three historic structures that greeted most . . . Map (db m69419) HM
65 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — The New Ferry Building – Ellis IslandSave America’s Treasures — Statue of Liberty Nat’l Mon & Ellis Island —
Restoration of the New Ferry Building on Ellis Island is being supported in part by a Federal Save America’s Treasures award administered by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior. New Ferry Building In 1999, the Statue of . . . Map (db m49291) HM
66 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — The Salt Marsh
Salt marshes like the one you are looking at, once lined the entire coast of New York Harbor. Most were filled as the Harbor became an industrial port. However, this remnant marsh teems with the life that results when brackish (salty) water meets . . . Map (db m69424) HM
67 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — The South Side of Ellis Island — Statue of Liberty Natl Mon/Ellis Island Immigration Museum —
An Adventure in Stabilization Ellis Island The 29 buildings on the south side of Ellis Island comprise one of the largest hospitals to be built in the United States during the first decades of this [20th] century. With more than a quarter . . . Map (db m49309) HM
68 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — Tribute to the Soldiers of New Jersey
A Tribute to the Soldiers of New Jersey who encamped on this hill during the War of 1812 Placed by The United States Daughters 1812 State of New Jersey 1915Map (db m156026) WM
69 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15, 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine Presented to the People of Jersey City, N.J. By General Joseph Wheeler Post No. 4 A.V.F.S. . . . Map (db m6102) WM
70 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Colgate Center — General Nathanael Greene Park1742 - 1786
Known for his boldness and his strategic genius, Nathanael Greene was considered the most accomplished general of the American Revolution after George Washington. While Greene is most noted for his command of the Southern Campaign of 1780, . . . Map (db m239406) HM
71 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Colgate Center — How Did the Colgate Clock Get Here?Historic Walk — Exchange Place Alliance —
This was the second giant clock to decorate the top of the Colgate company warehouse (nearby). This version, created in 1924, was removed and relocated after the company left Jersey City in 1988. Why Eight Sides? The clock is octagonal . . . Map (db m239407) HM
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72 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Colgate Center — How Is Jersey City the Gateway to Ellis Island?Historic Walk — Exchange Place Alliance —
Liberty State Park, across the Morris Canal, features the majestic Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal, hundreds of acres of green space, and the State's only ferry access to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. Once Neglected, Now . . . Map (db m239443) HM
73 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Colgate Center — The Morris CanalNew Jersey's Mountain-Climbing Waterway — 1824 - 1924 —
In 1822 George P McCulloh, a Morristown businessman conceived the idea for the Morris Canal. The canal would cross the State of New Jersey from the Hudson River at Jersey City to the Delaware River at Phillipsburg. Rising a total of 914 . . . Map (db m239442) HM
74 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Colgate Center — What Is This Small Body of Water?Historic Walk — Exchange Place Alliance —
Still existing today are the remnants of the Morris Canal, an artificial waterway constructed in the 19th century to connect the New Jersey counties between the Hudson and Delaware Rivers. You Can Still See The Sugar House, located just . . . Map (db m239444) HM
75 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Downtown Jersey City — Franklinia alatamaha"Ben Franklin tree" — Friends of Van Vorst Park, Inc —
This tree has been extinct in the wild since 1803. It has been continued in cultivation not only because of its rarity but also for its attractive flowers and foliage. When fully grown, it will be 20' tall. All Franklinias currently in . . . Map (db m239381) HM
76 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Downtown Jersey City — 105 Grand Street — Paulus Hook Historic District —
105 Grand Street Greek Revival Townhouse
Built Circa 1837 by Dudley S. Gregory First Mayor of Jersey City The land was formerly owned by Robert Fulton inventor of the steamboat Listed on the National Register . . . Map (db m239398) HM
77 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Downtown Jersey City — Boyd Gatton Memorial TreeJapanese Red Maple
Died in the World Trade Center: 9/11/01 Donated by his friends: 5/10/02 Boyd Gatton moved to the United States in 1992 and was still discovering new interests in this country as an operations officer at Fiduciary Trust. He was born in . . . Map (db m239383) HM WM
78 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Downtown Jersey City — Children's Garden of Van Vorst Park Reported damaged
Garden Pre-School Cooperative founder Alma Rodriguez originally designed this Children's Garden in 1996. The continuing development has been guided by the Friends of Van Vorst Park, Inc, which also envisioned and created the renovation of . . . Map (db m239360) HM
79 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Downtown Jersey City — Korean War Veterans of Hudson CountyWe Shall Never Forget — Hudson County Korean War Memorial —
Hudson County Korean War Memorial Sunday, June 25, 1950 - Monday, July 27, 1953 This memorial is dedicated to the eternal memory of the Men and Women of Hudson County who fought so valiantly and . . . Map (db m239606) WM
80 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Downtown Jersey City — Paulus Hook
Washington's "Flying Camp" here in 1776. Later fort held by British during the entire war despite American attacks.Map (db m239405) HM
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81 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Downtown Jersey City — Paulus Hook Memorial
[No inscription]Map (db m239403) WM
82 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Downtown Jersey City — Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral
By the Grace of God, on the Feat of Saint Nicholas, Archbishop of Myra and Wonderworker, his Eminence, Archbishop Michael (Dahulich), Diocese of New York and New Jersey, Orthodox Church in America, blessed and designated this church as Saints Peter . . . Map (db m239397) HM
83 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Downtown Jersey City — Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church
This church, established in 1907 as the Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, was originally built in 1853 as the First Dutch Reformed Church for the residents of Paulus Hook. This site is listed in the New Jersey Historic . . . Map (db m239396) HM
84 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Downtown Jersey City — The Historic Trilogy
The building standing on the other side of the Morris Canal Big Basin is the Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal. Built in 1889, the complex represented the greatest concentration of rail facilities in the New York Harbor area during that . . . Map (db m239445) HM
85 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Downtown Jersey City — The Morris Canal Reported unreadable
The Morris Canal was an engineering marvel. Created by manual labor, it was mainly intended to transport coal from Pennsylvania's anthracite coal fields to northern New Jersey's industries. In 1831, the canal operated from Phillipsburg on . . . Map (db m239391) HM
86 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Downtown Jersey City — The Morris Canal Big Basin
By the late 1850s, the original canal basin (the "Little Basin") proved to small to handle the growing canal traffic. To the south of it, the Big Basin was constructed in 1859. Canal traffic continued to increase during the Civil War years and . . . Map (db m239451) HM
87 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Downtown Jersey City — The Morris Canal Little Basin Reported unreadable
The Morris Canal's original shipping basin was constructed here after the 102-mile-long canal reached Jersey City in 1836. The canal, built between 1825 and 1836 and from Phillipsburg on the Delaware River to Jersey City, transported chiefly . . . Map (db m239449) HM
88 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Downtown Jersey City — The Van Vorst Park Gardens — Friends of Van Vorst Park, Inc. —
During the 1600's, the Van Vorst family owned most of the nearby lowland and marsh from the Hudson river to the hill that climbs up to the old medical center, which they used for farming and fishing. In 1835, the year that Cornelius Van Vorst . . . Map (db m239389) HM
89 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Downtown Jersey City — Van Vorst Park
Cornelius Van Vorst gave this hilly land to the Township of Bergen in 1835. He graded, landscaped and fenced it in 1851. From 1841 to 1856, this was Van Vorst Township. In latter years, it merged with Jersey City. Brownstones around this park built . . . Map (db m239384) HM
90 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Downtown Jersey City — Van Vorst Park1999 — City of Jersey City —
In 1991, led by the Friends of Van Vorst Park, Inc., an unprecedented community empowerment movement began whereby over 450 residents worked together for many years to improve the park's public safety and beauty. The Friends of Van Vorst Park, Inc., . . . Map (db m239386) HM
91 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Downtown Jersey City — Welcome to Paulus Hook ParkJersey City's First Public Square
1804 Designated as a public square by Alexander Hamilton & Associates of the Jersey Company. 1850s Originally named Washington Square Park. 1904 Battle of Paulus Hook Obilisk dedicated by the Daughters of the . . . Map (db m239401) HM
92 New Jersey, Hudson County, Jersey City, Downtown Jersey City — World War II Memorial
In honor of the 276 men and women of S.S. Peter and Paul's Church who served our country in World War II and in reverend memory
of those who gave their lives Peter Babiak • William Chuchta • Peter Gross • . . . Map (db m239394) WM
93 New Jersey, Hudson County, Kearny — LCpl Osbrany Montes de Oca Bridge
Osbrany Montes de Oca LCpl KIA – 2/10/12 – Afghanistan Operation Enduring Freedom Memorial BridgeMap (db m68677) HM
94 New Jersey, Hudson County, Kearny — Major General Philip Kearny
Erected by the town of Kearny Tercentenary Committee in memory of Major General Philip Kearny during the New Jersey Tercentenary year 1664 – 1964.Map (db m6744) HM
95 New Jersey, Hudson County, Kearny — Route 7 BridgeBuilt 1915
This bridge was a heel-trunnion bascule built by the Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois. It was a popular and economic design in the early 1900’s. The first Strauss Bascule Bridge was built in 1905. The 1915 Route 7 bridge was deemed . . . Map (db m68681) HM
96 New Jersey, Hudson County, Kearny — Scottish American Monument
This monument is erected in recognition of the contributions made by all people of Scottish heritage to the development of the United States of America. God Bless America “Every line of strength in our history is a line coloured by . . . Map (db m90105) HM
97 New Jersey, Hudson County, Kearny — The Four Chaplains Interfaith in Action
The Four Chaplains Interfaith in Action On February 3, 1943 the transport ship USAT Dorchester was on route to Greenland carrying 901 soldiers, merchant seamen and civilians. Among these men were Four Chaplains; Methodist Minister Rev. George . . . Map (db m199130) HM WM
98 New Jersey, Hudson County, Kearny — Wallace Glen
Dedicated to the memory of Sir William Wallace The Great Scottish Patriot and Hero who fought for freedom for his countrymen and gave his life in this noble cause. David A. Wallace A Scottish immigrant who had served his community and . . . Map (db m90104) HM
99 New Jersey, Hudson County, North Bergen — Hoboken Docks Fire Memorial
Zum Andenken An Seine Indem Brande In Hoboken Am 30ten Juni, 1900 In Treuer Pflichterfüllung Gebliebenen Angestellten Der Norddeutsche Lloyd. ( translation ) In Memory of the Fire In Hoboken on the 30th of June, 1900 Employees . . . Map (db m195946) HM
100 New Jersey, Hudson County, North Bergen — Iraqi Freedom
Iraqi Freedom 2003 – 2011 “We have now reached a tyrning point in the struggle between freedom and terror.” — George W. BushMap (db m195954) WM

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