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Hero Park

Dreyfus Plaque

  • Sculptor: Francis Muller
  • Description: Plaque mounted on south side of Sugar Loaf Rock
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 1'10" W: 1'4"
  • Cast: ca. 1920
  • Dedicated: 1921
  • Donor: Purchase
  • Inscription: THIS TABLET IS ERECTED / BY / THE CITY OF NEW YORK / IN HONOR OF / DR. LOUIS A. DREYFUS / AND HIS WIFE / BERTA E. DREYFUS / WHO DEEDED THIS LAND AS A PARK TO / THE CITY OF NEW YORK / TO PERPETUATE THE MEMORY OF THE / HEROES OF STATEN ISLAND / WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE / IN THE WORLD WAR. /---/ A.D. 1920. /

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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