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Greeley Square Park

Jerry McAuley Drinking Fountain map_it

  • Description: Drinking fountain fitted to the top of a circlar shaft resting on a circular-step base
  • Materials: Deer Isle granite (polished )
  • Dimensions: H: 3'1"
  • Cast: 1913
  • Dedicated: 1913
  • Donor: McCauley Committee of the New York City Rescue Mission
  • Inscription: TO THE MEMORY OF / JERRY MCAULEY / I WILL GIVE / TO HIM / THAT IS / ATHIRST / OF THE / FOUNTAIN / OF THE / WATER OF / LIFE FREELY /

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