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Intro to American Studies – Monument Assignment

Students enrolled in American Studies 101 (“Intro to American Studies”) at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, were instructed to select a monument and interpret its significance. Among the questions they were asked to consider in this assignment: Who promoted your site’s … Continue reading

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William the Silent

Zach Spiegel The monument that I chose for the assignment is the Statue of Prince William the Silent.  This monument represents a notable figure in Dutch history who played an important role in Dutch independence from Spanish rule, which was … Continue reading

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Stony Brook Grist Mill

Megan Znaniecki In Stony Brook, New York, on Harbor Road, resides the Stony Brook Grist Mill. This monument represents a place where colonists once came to have their wheat and corn ground. The Mill is now owned by the Stony … Continue reading

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Radburn

Vilan Kvyat The community of Radburn is located within the town of Fair Lawn on the opposite side of the Broadway District. It runs north to the border of Glen Rock and east on the border of Paramus. Radburn represents … Continue reading

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William the Silent

Victoria Garvey “William the Silent” is located on Voorhees Mall closer to Seminary Pl, a part of the College Avenue Campus. The monument itself represents the Dutch roots that New Brunswick, as well as Rutgers, has in its lineage. William … Continue reading

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Holmdel 9/11 Memorial

Victoria Pillori This monument was designed by Kyle Galante to commemorate the lives lost on September Eleventh. It is located at town hall on the corner of Holmdel Road and Crawfords Corner in Holmdel, New Jersey.  The monument has two … Continue reading

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The 9/11 Memorial at Eagle Rock Reservation, West Orange

Valerie Linteau The 9/11 Memorial at Eagle Rock Reservation is located off of Eagle Rock Avenue in West Orange, New Jersey. Although the entrance is located in West Orange, the reservation is spread through West Orange, Montclair, and Verona. The … Continue reading

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