America Triumphant Monument

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America Triumphant Monument

Pershing Field Park
Summit Ave. & Sanford Pl., Jersey City, NJ 07307

Property Description

The park is named for World War I hero General John J. Pershing and was used as a World War I military training ground. The monument honors the 147 soldiers from Jersey City who perished in the war. The memorial is a life-size bronze figure of a woman, her arms filled with laurels.

Pershing Field park covers over 14 acres of recreational space and includes tennis courts, basketball court, bocce ball courts, baseball fields, running track, children's playground with water sprinkler, community center, ice skating rink, and swimming pool.