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Captain Tilly Park

Captain George H. Tilly map_it

  • Description: Stele
  • Materials: Gray Westerly granite
  • Dimensions: H: 9'1" W: 5'1" D: 5'1"
  • Dedicated: 1941
  • Fabricator: Jos. Bernill Inc. Builders
  • Donor: United Spanish War Veterans, Jamaica
  • Inscription: Side 1:
    CUBA / [Medallion] U.S.A. --- CUBA --- PHILIPPINE ISLANDS --- PUERTO RICO --- SPANISH WAR VETERANS 1898 - 1902 --- ARMY UNITED NAVY /

    Side 2:
    PUERTO RICO / DEDICATED TO / THE HEROES OF / THE / SPANISH / AMERICAN / WAR /

    Side 3:
    CHINA / ERECTED A.D. 1941 / BY THE / CAPT. GEORGE H. TILLY / CAMP NO. 66. N.Y. / UNITED SPANISH WAR / VETERANS OF JAMAICA /

    Side 4:
    PHILIPPINES / DEDICATED TO / THE HEROES OF / THE / SPANISH / AMERICAN / WAR /

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.

For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143

Park Information

Directions to Captain Tilly Park

  • Welcome to Captain Tilly Park
  • Captain George H. Tilly Monument
  • Captain Tilly Playground
  • Goose Lake at Captain Tilly Park

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