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Sabba Park

Sunnyside Memorial map_it

  • Location: VETERANS MEMORIAL SQUARE
  • Architect: Dominick L. Segrete
  • Description: Tapered obelisk on sq. base, incised ltr
  • Materials: African black granite (polished), stainless steel
  • Dimensions: 16'9"h x 8'10"w x 8'10"d
  • Dedicated: June 12, 1976 (flag day)
  • Fabricator: Fasolino Monuments
  • Donor: Memorial Monument Committee
  • Inscription: Sides 1 and 3:
    TO OUR / GLORIOUS / WAR HEROES /

    Side 2:
    ALL WHO / SHALL HEREAFTER LIVE IN / FREEDOM WILL BE REMINDED / THAT TO THESE MEN AND / THEIR COMRADES WE OWE / A DEBT TO BE PAID WITH / GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE / OF THEIR SACRIFICE AND / WITH HIGH RESOLVE THAT / THE CAUSE FOR WHICH THEY / DIED SHALL LIVE ETERNALLY. / GENERAL DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER /

    Side 4:
    THERE ARE / NO GREAT MEN THERE ARE / ONLY GREAT CHALLENGES / THAT BY CIRCUMSTANCE / ORDINARY MEN ARE FORCED / TO MEET. / ADMIRAL WILLIAM F. HALSEY /

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