War Memorial - Hackensack

War Memorial - Hackensackloupe
Court Street
USA 07601
Charles Henry Niehaus

This is one of two WWI monuments on the grounds of the Bergen County Courthouse in Hackensack, NJ.  It is the more elaborate of the two. Designed by well-known sculptor, Charles Henry Niehaus, it consists of a bronze figure of a young man standing atop a tapered circular stone base with an inscription. 

Above the inscription are reliefs of eagles & garland. Below the inscription are 4 relief panels. The front panel shows a Revolutionary War scene. A side panel displays a meeting of Civil War-era generals. The back panel shows a charge from the Spanish-American War. The final panel depicts a battle from World War I.

Narrative adapted from Smithsonian Institution Research Information System (SIRIS) inventory #NJ 000122.

Photos courtesy of:  Smithsonian Institution Research Information System (SIRIS)