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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

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Fort Washington Park

Charles and Murray Gordon map_it

  • Location: Riverside Drive at West 156th Street
  • Description: Tablets on markers (2)
  • Materials: Bronze, cast stone
  • Dimensions: Tablets H: 5 1/2" W: 8 1/2"; Markers H: 11" W: 14" D: 9"
  • Dedicated: 1925
  • Donor: Charles and Murray Gordon Post No. 130, Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America
  • Inscription: 1. IN MEMORY OF / CHARLES GORDON / DIED IN THE SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY / OCT. 7, 1918 / DEDICATED BY / CHARLES AND MURRY GORDON/ POST NO. 130 / JEWISH WAR VETERANS / OF THE UNITED STATES

    2. IN MEMORY OF / MURRY GORDON / A.E.F. - KILLED IN ACTION / FRANCE OCT. 10, 1918 / DEDICATED BY / CHARLES AND MURRY GORDON / POST NO. 130 / JEWISH WAR VETERANS / OF THE UNITED STATES

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

Directions to Fort Washington Park

Fort Washington Park Weather

  • Tue
    Heavy Snow
    26°F
  • Wed
    Decreasing Clouds
    26°F
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
    29°F
  • Fri
    Chance Light Snow
    34°F

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