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Columbus Park

John F. Kennedy Memorial Tree map_it

  • Description: Zalcolora tree, marker set in ground
  • Materials: Granite
  • Cast: December 1963
  • Dedicated: December 6, 1963
  • Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY / 35TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES / THIS TREE PLANTED ON DECEMBER 6TH 1963 / BY / ABE STARK / PRESIDENT OF THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN

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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