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Bronx River Parkway

William White Niles

  • Location: 226th Street, Bronx Boulevard
  • Sculptor: Stanton Studio
  • Description: Tablet on flagstaff base
  • Materials: Bronze, Deer Island granite
  • Dimensions: Tablet H: 29" W: 17¾" D: ½"
  • Dedicated: 1938
  • Donor: Niles Memorial Committee
  • Inscription: TO / RECORD / THE FACT THAT / WILLLIAM WHITE NILES / WAS THE FOUNDER/ OF THE / BRONX RIVER PARKWAY / THIS MEMORIAL / HAS BEEN ERECTED / BY HIS FRIENDS/

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