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World War Monument - Union City

World War Monument - Union Cityzoom
JUAN PABLO DUARTE PARK, New York Avenue & 33rd Street
Union City

A concrete monument with a full-length bas-relief female figure clad in flowing robes and wearing a laurel wreath. Her arms are outstretched, and she holds a ribbon in her hands. The monument is topped with a round ball below which are four bronze bas-relief panels depicting scenes of war. The monument stands on a multi-tiered base.  

Narrative adapted from Smithsonian Institution Research Information System (SIRIS) inventory #NJ000575.

Photos courtesy of:  NJ State Historic Preservation Office
Vintage postcard - Rutgers University Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives

7 ft.
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$5 Million +

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