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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;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Hudson County, NJ (99) Bergen County, NJ (420) Essex County, NJ (152) Union County, NJ (117) Kings County, NY (235) New York County, NY (1635) Richmond County, NY (166)  HudsonCounty(99) Hudson County (99)  BergenCounty(420) Bergen County (420)  EssexCounty(152) Essex County (152)  UnionCounty(117) Union County (117)  KingsCountyNew York(235) Kings County (235)  NewYorkCounty(1635) New York County (1635)  RichmondCounty(166) Richmond County (166)
Jersey City is the county seat for Hudson County
Adjacent to Hudson County, New Jersey
      Bergen County (420)  
      Essex County (152)  
      Union County (117)  
      Kings County, New York (235)  
      New York County, New York (1635)  
      Richmond County, New York (166)  
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1New 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
2New Jersey (Hudson County), Bayonne — Bayonne Terrorist Victims
. . . Map (db m53037) HM
3New 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
4New 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
5New 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
6New 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
7New 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
8New 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
9New 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
10New 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
11New 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
12New 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
13New 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
14New 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
15New 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
16New 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
17New 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
18New 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
19New 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
20New 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
21New 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
22New 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
23New 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
24New 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
25New 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
26New 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
27New 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
28New 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
29New 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
30New 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
31New 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
32New 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
33New Jersey (Hudson County), Hoboken — World War II MemorialIn Honor of the Hoboken Residents Who Gave Their Lives for Freedom
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
34New 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
35New 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
36New 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
37New 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
38New 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
39New 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
40New 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
41New 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
42New Jersey (Hudson County), Jersey City — Explosion at Liberty!
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
43New 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
44New 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
45New 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
46New 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
47New 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
48New 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
49New Jersey (Hudson County), Jersey City — Morris Pesin’s Legendary Canoe Trip Which Launched Liberty State Park
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
50New 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
51New Jersey (Hudson County), Jersey City — Newkirk House
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
52New Jersey (Hudson County), Jersey City — NewportJersey City
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53New 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
54New 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
55New 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
56New 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
57New Jersey (Hudson County), Jersey City — The Bridge of Nations
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58New 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
59New 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
60New 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
61New 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
62New 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
63New 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
64New 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
65New 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
66New 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
67New 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
68New 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
69New 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
70New 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
71New 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
72New 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
73New 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
74New Jersey (Hudson County), North Bergen — James J. Braddock
James J. Braddock “Cinderella Man” Heavyweight Champion of the World 1935–1937 June 8, 1905 – November 29, 1974 In recognition for his outstanding contribution to the sport of boxing and dedicated service to the North Bergen and . . . Map (db m195947) HM
75New Jersey (Hudson County), North Bergen — Korean War
Korean War 1950 – 1553 “In the simplest terms, what we are doing in Korea is this: We are trying to prevent a third world war.” — Harry S. TrumanMap (db m195951) WM
76New Jersey (Hudson County), North Bergen — North Bergen World War I Memorial
“For God and Country” Hugo Adler · Charles George Arnold · Emil Bachara · Edwin Joseph Brickner · Louis J. Bruttel · Albert William Butera · Louis Chapman · Anna G. Clements · Clarence Albert Clerke · Alton William Cobb · James Corse · Lawrence . . . Map (db m195945) WM
77New Jersey (Hudson County), North Bergen — Persian Gulf War
Persian Gulf War 1990 - 1991 The Persian Gulf crisis has forged a new world order in which the superpower adversaries of the Cold War now stand united to reverse Iraq’s conquest of Kuwait. — George H.W. BushMap (db m195953) WM
78New Jersey (Hudson County), North Bergen — United States Air Force
United States Air Force In Recognition of All Those Who Have ServedMap (db m196012) HM
79New Jersey (Hudson County), North Bergen — United States Army
United States Army In Honor of All Our VeteransMap (db m196015) HM
80New Jersey (Hudson County), North Bergen — United States Coast Guard
United States Coast Guard Honoring All Those Who Have ServedMap (db m196016) HM
81New Jersey (Hudson County), North Bergen — United States Marine Corps
United States Marine Corps In Recognition of All Who ServedMap (db m196017) HM
82New Jersey (Hudson County), North Bergen — United States Navy
United States Navy In Honor of All Who Have ServedMap (db m196011) WM
83New Jersey (Hudson County), North Bergen — V.F.W. Post 2648 Veterans Monument
Lest We Forget VFW Post 2648 of North Bergen Honors The Veterans Who Served in Defense of Our Country During the Vietnam Conflict June 14, 1973Map (db m195948) WM
84New Jersey (Hudson County), North Bergen — Vietnam War
Vietnam War 1964 – 1975 This is not a jungle war, but a struggle for freedom on every front of human activity. — Lyndon B. JohnsonMap (db m195952) WM
85New Jersey (Hudson County), North Bergen — World War I
World War I 1917 – 1918 This is a war to end all wars. — Woodrow WilsonMap (db m195949) WM
86New Jersey (Hudson County), North Bergen — World War II
World War II 1942 – 1945 The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. — Franklin D. RooseveltMap (db m195950) WM
87New Jersey (Hudson County), Secaucus — Naters Memorial Park
Naters Memorial Park is named in memory of Staff Sergeant Edmund R. Naters who gave his life in the service of our country during World War II "He stands in the unbroken line of patriots who have dared to die that freedom might live . . . Map (db m196028) WM
88New Jersey (Hudson County), Secaucus — Prisoner of War Memorial
A prisoner of war is a person, whether a combatant or a non-combatant, who is held captive by a belligerent power during or immediately after an armed conflict. "Those who don the uniform in particular, those who suffered in captivity or have . . . Map (db m196027) WM
89New Jersey (Hudson County), Secaucus — Secaucus 9/11 Memorial
In Memoriam Arlene Babakitis Richard Cudina Nancy Perez Kenneth Simon Steven Strobert Michael Tanner On September 11, 2001, the nation was stunned by horrific acts of terrorism never before experienced on American soil. A handful of . . . Map (db m196031) HM
90New Jersey (Hudson County), Secaucus — Secaucus War Memorial
For God and Country in memory of Joseph Hassenforder, who made the supreme sacrifice and in honor of the boys of Secaucus who served their country in the World War 1917 ––– 1918 Erected by the citizens of . . . Map (db m25515) HM
91New Jersey (Hudson County), Secaucus — Secaucus World War II Memorial
In loving memory of our war dead These members of the United States Armed Forces gave their lives in World War II to preserve us a free nation Franklin D. Roosevelt President of the United States Armondo A. Alvino • Thomas G. . . . Map (db m25519) HM
92New Jersey (Hudson County), Union City — Pietro di Donato“Acclaimed American Author” — April 3, 1911 – January 19, 1992 —
      Born in the tenement and raised on these streets of West Hoboken – (Union City), Pietro di Donato would later go on to pen the classic novel CHRIST IN CONCRETE in 1939.       On Good Friday, 1923, di Donato’s bricklayer father was . . . Map (db m96975) HM
93New Jersey (Hudson County), Weehawken — Death Rock of Alexander Hamilton
Upon this stone rested the head of the patriot, soldier, statesman, and jurist Alexander Hamilton, after the duel with Aaron Burr.Map (db m7332) HM
94New Jersey (Hudson County), Weehawken — Eldorado Amusement Park
From 1891-1894, the Eldorado Amusement Park, set atop the Weehawken Palisades thrilled thousands of visitors from New York City and surrounding New Jersey locales. Conceived by Hungarian entrepreneur Bolossy Kiralfy, the 15-acre site encompassed the . . . Map (db m88923) HM
95New Jersey (Hudson County), Weehawken — Highwood
In 1832, James Gore King (1791-1853), a New York banking magnate and son of statesman Rufus King, moved his family here to Weehawken, overlooking the Hudson. King was an early president of the Erie Railroad and served in the US Congress from . . . Map (db m66642) HM
96New Jersey (Hudson County), Weehawken — The Hamilton-Burr DuelJuly 11, 1804
The most famous duel in American History took place on this date at the dueling grounds in Weehakken, between political rivals, General Alexander Hamilton and sitting Vice President of the United States, Colonel Aaron Burr. Hamilton fell mortally . . . Map (db m7333) HM
97New Jersey (Hudson County), Weehawken — Weehawken Dueling Grounds1700's – 1840's
Somewhere below this site, on a wooded ledge twenty feet above the Hudson River, lay the dueling grounds. Among the many known and unknown duelists who fought here were Governor of New York, DeWitt Clinton (1769-1828), Secretary of the Treasury, . . . Map (db m7334) HM
98New Jersey (Hudson County), Weehawken — Weehawken Korea and Vietnam MemorialFrom the People of Weehawken
1950 Korea 1953 1958 Vietnam 1975 Salvatore P. Cemelli Lawrence Mahurter Peter ProgopioMap (db m88924) WM
99New Jersey (Hudson County), Weehawken — Weehawken: Gateway to New York
Access to the Global Marketplace Weehawken's history was influenced by two geographic features: the Hudson River and the Palisades. The town's location along the river provided a tremendous economic trade opportunity as it facilitated access . . . Map (db m88426) HM
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