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Hero Park

Sugar Loaf Rock Plaque

  • Location: Mounted on west side of Sugar Loaf Rock
  • Description: Plaque
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Cast: ca. 1920
  • Dedicated: ca. 1920
  • Inscription: THIS GRANITE BOULDER / LEFT HERE DURING THE / GLACIAL PERIOD HAS BEEN / KNOWN FOR GENERATIONS AS / SUGAR LOAF ROCK / AND MARKS THE BOYHOOD / PLAYGROUND OF MANY / OF THE MEN / WHOSE GALLANT DEEDS / IT NOW COMMEMORATES

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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