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Flushing Meadows Corona Park

New Amsterdam Entrance map_it

  • Location: Northwest of police sub station; near Olmsted Center
  • Description: 2 columns, triangular shape
  • Materials: Chelmsford granite
  • Inscription: LEFT COLUMN: NEW AMESTERDAM ENTRANCE, NEW YORK WORLDS FAIR/
    1939-1940, 1964-1965/

    RIGHT COLUMN: HEADS OF STATE WHO VISITED THE NEW YORK WORLDS
    FAIR, 1939-1940

    (24 NAMES OF STATESMEN AND THE COUNTRIES THEY REPRESENTED)

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

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