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Bronx River Parkway

Seventh Draft Board map_it

  • Location: 219th St., Bronx Boulevard
  • Sculptor: Charles W. Stoughton
  • Description: Octagon obelisk, incised letters
  • Materials: Deer Isle granite
  • Dimensions: 20'h x 9'5"diam
  • Dedicated: 1923
  • Donor: Seventh Draft Board
  • Inscription: South side:
    MASSIMO GAMACONE / JOSEPH F. GRASEK / EDMUND H. HAMF / R. J. HANRAHAN JR. / CHRISTIAN M. HANSEN / WALTER HELLMERS / ALBERT HUNTLY / HENRY KANE/ --- / CAMBRAI / CHAMPAGNE MARNE /

    West side:
    PAUL A. ALBUS / GEORGE S. ASKEY / ERNEST F. BAUER / SYLVESTER V. CANALES / EDWARD J. COHEN / GUIDO DI AGOSTINO / THOMAS F. DONOVAN / ALPHONSO FRENGS / --- / LEST / WE FORGET / ST. MIHIEL / MEUSE ARGONNE /

    North side:
    JAMES C. PRITCHARD / HENRY QUIST JR. / JOSEPH RAIA / WILLIAM F. RUSER / WALTER SMITH / CARMINE SPACCERELLI / JOHN UZZI / WALTER BRANDT / --- / VITTORIO VENETO / CHATEAU THIERRY /

    East side:
    PAUL MARINO / FRANK J. MURPHY / MATTHEW W. MURRAY / LUIGI NARDOZZA / WILLIAM J. NOVY / JOSEPH J. PAVIA / WILLIAM PEGG / MARK PENNACHIO / --- / SOMME / YPRES LYS /

    Northwest side:
    MCMXXIII

    Southwest side:
    STOUGHTON / ARCHITECT

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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