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Navy Terrace map_it

  • Location: North end, fountain esplanade
  • Description: Tablet floor piece
  • Materials: Bronze, granite
  • Dedicated: 1947
  • Donor: U.S. Navy
  • Inscription: NAVY TERRACE / NAMED IN HONOR OF / THE MEN AND WOMEN / OF NEW YORK
    CITY / WHO SERVED THEIR COUNTRY / DURING THE WORLD WARS / IN THE
    UNITED STATES NAVY / UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS / UNITED STATES
    COAST GUARD / DEDICATED MAY 24, 1947/

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