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Colonel David Marcus Playground

Colonel David Marcus Memorial Playground Plaque map_it

  • Location: Ocean Pkwy., Avenue P, East 3rd Street
  • Description: Plaque on plinth
  • Materials: Bronze, granite
  • Dimensions: H: 10" W: 1'3"
  • Cast: 1948
  • Dedicated: 1948
  • Donor: Colonel David Marcus Memorial Committee
  • Inscription: COLONEL DAVID MARCUS PLAYGROUND /---/ DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF / COLONEL DAVID MARCUS - AMERICAN / SOLDIER - LAWYER - NEW YORK CITY / OFFICIAL - KILLED JUNE 10, 1948 WHILE / LEADING ISRAELI FORCES NEAR / JERUSALEM. LIBERTY AND EQUALITY / FOR ALL MEN WERE MORE PRECIOUS / TO HIM THAN HIS LIFE. /

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ParkColonel David Marcus Playground

Colonel David Marcus Playground is under construction at Avenue P west of East 4th Street to reconstruct the park’s handball and basketball courts with new backboards and hoops, paving, fencing, gates, an ADA accessible drinking fountain and landscaping.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2015

  • Colonel David Marcus Playground
  • Colonel David Marcus Playground

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