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Brookland Ferry Landing


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Location:
Fulton Ferry Landing
Description:
Tablet on boulder
Materials:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H: 20" W: 30" D: ¾" Rosette D: 1 1/25"
Dedicated:
1929
Donor:
Brooklyn Bridge Plaza Association
Inscription:
THIS TABLET MARKS
THE BROOKLAND FERRY LANDING
FROM WHICH POINT THE AMERICAN ARMY
EMBARKED DURING THE NIGHT
OF AUGUST 29TH 1776
UNDER THE DIRECTION OF
GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON
ABLY ASSISTED BY
COLONEL JOHN GLOVER
OF MARBLEHEAD, MASSACHUSETTS
ERECTED BY THE
BROOKLYN BRIDGE PLAZA ASSOCIATION
1929


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