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Astoria Park War Memorial map_it

  • Sculptor: Gaetano Cecere
  • Architect: Ruehl and Warren
  • Description: Stele with bas-relief on pedestal on stepped base
  • Materials: Concord, Massachusetts granite
  • Dimensions: Stele H: 6' W: 3'9"; Pedestal H: 3' W: 15'; Base H: 10" W: 20'; Total H: 12' (all approximate)
  • Cast: 1926
  • Dedicated: 1926
  • Donor: Long Island City Committee
  • Inscription: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT / A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS /---/ ERECTED 1926 BY THE PEOPLE OF LONG ISLAND CITY / IN HONOR OF ALL THEIR FELLOW CITIZENS WHO SERVED IN THE WORLD WAR 1914-1918

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

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