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Francis Lewis Park

Francis Lewis Plaque map_it

  • Location: Whitestone Bridge approach
  • Description: Plaque on base of flagstaff
  • Materials: Bronze, concrete
  • Dimensions: H: 27" W: 16¾" D: 1"
  • Dedicated: 1939
  • Donor: D.A.R. and other citizens
  • Inscription: FRANCIS LEWIS / PARK / NAMED IN HONOR OF / FRANCIS LEWIS / SIGNER OF
    THE DECLARATION / OF INDEPENDENCE AND A / RESIDENT OF WHITESTONE,
    NEW YORK./

    (D.A.R. SEAL)
    MANTINECOCK CHAPTER, D.A.R.
    AND OTHER PATRIOTIC CITIZENS

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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