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William L. Kavanagh map_it

  • Location: Gate Post, 9th Avenue at 28th Street
  • Description: Incised inscription on gatepost
  • Materials: Deer Isle granite
  • Dimensions: H: 5'10" W: 2' D: 2'
  • Dedicated: 1941
  • Donor: Horatio Seymour Club
  • Inscription: ERECTED TO / THE MEMORY OF / HON. WILLIAM / L. KAVANAUGH / BORN JUNE 9, 1880 / DIED DEC. 28, 1941 / BY / HORATIO / SEYMOUR CLUB / OF CHELSEA / NEIGHBORHOOD /

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