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Henry Hudson Park

Henry Hudson Memorial map_it

  • Sculptor: Karl Gruppe, Karl Bitter
  • Architect: Walter Cook; Babb, Cook, Welch
  • Description: Doric column, panels, statue
  • Materials: Milford pink granite, bronze
  • Dimensions: Column H:100' W: 17'7" Diameter: 19'7"; Statue H:.17'; Panels: H: 7'2" W: 10'2"
  • Dedicated: 1939 (figure and panels)
  • Fabricator: Henry M. Schrady (panels)
  • Donor: Public subscription (column); Henry Hudson Parkway Authority (figure and panels)
  • Inscription: COLUMN ERECTED BY PRIVATE / SUBSCRIPTION *** MCMIX / STATUE AND
    PANELS ERECTED / BY HENRY HUDSON PARKWAY AUTHORITY *** MCMXXXVIII/
    BABB, COOK AND WELCH, ARCHITECTS / KARL BITTER, KARL GRUPPE,
    SCULPTORS /

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