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Grand Army Plaza

Ulysses Simpson Grant map_it

  • Location: Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch, east pier, inside archway
  • Sculptor: Thomas Eakins; William Rudolph O'Donovan
  • Description: Equestrian figure in high relief
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Cast: ca. 1894
  • Dedicated: 1901
  • Donor: City of Brooklyn
  • Inscription: [signed] W R O'DONOVAN /. & / THOMAS EAKINS / SCULPTORS./ 1893-94

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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Directions to Grand Army Plaza

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