Category Archives: Jersey City Landmarks

Jersey City Underground Railroad Walking Tour

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The Katyn Forest Massacre Monument, Exchange Place, Jersey City

by The KATYN FOREST MASSACRE MONUMENT at Exchange Place is a violently beautiful work (sculpted by Andrzej Pitynski), commemorating the Russian massacre of Polish prisoners. The bronze soldier, bayoneted rifle sprung from his back, stands atop a granite base which … Continue reading

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Richard La Rovere print: Christ Hospital, Jersey City, NJ

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Captain Brown, one of the principal slave dealers of the New World

by Retirement Hall Where Prince William Henry, the son of George III., is said to have dined From Historic Houses of New Jersey by W. Jay Mills, 1902 In old Pamrapaugh, a scattered Dutch settlement frequently visited by hunting-parties from … Continue reading

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The Jersey City Medical Center was the largest hospital in New Jersey.

by Jersey City Medical Center 50 Baldwin Avenue State and National Registers of Historic Places, 1975 Designed by John T. Rowland, the Medical Center – at one point with 1,800 beds – was the largest hospital in the State. Four … Continue reading

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Central Avenue looking south from Bowers Street, Jersey City, NJ

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The Prior House, Light-Horse Harry Lee and the Battle of Paulus Hook

by The Prior HouseWhere “Light-Horse Harry” and his troop stopped for refreshment before the Battle of Paulus Hook From Historic Houses of New Jersey by W. Jay Mills Out on the Wayne Street marshes, a quarter of a mile from … Continue reading

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Central Avenue looking north from Lincoln Street, Jersey City, NJ

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Essex Street, once the most aristocratic portion of Jersey City

by Prospect Hall, Jersey City, In 1812 Prospect Hall Where Colonel Richard Varick entertained the Marquis De Lafayette and his son From Historic Houses of New Jersey by W. Jay Mills At the end of almost forgotten Essex Street, once … Continue reading

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Jersey City – Duncan Ave near Bergen

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