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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

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Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park

Throgg's Neck Exwy at Pennyfield Ave. and Elisworth Ave.


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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

This park honors the men and women who have preserved, protected, and America’s armed forces throughout its history.

In 1917, the United States entered World War I (1914-1918), a brutal conflict that took the lives of 116,000 Americans. Allied with France, England, and Russia against Germany and Austria, the presence of United States soldiers on the European battlefields shifted the war’s momentum in the Allies’ favor. On the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month of 1918, all of the participating nations signed an armistice ending the war.

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Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park Weather

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