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Highbridge Park

Gus Stanley Memorial

  • Location: 180th Street and Amsterdam Avenue
  • Description: Tablet on plinth
  • Materials: Bronze, Barre granite
  • Dedicated: Rededicated 1953
  • Donor: Gift
  • Inscription: THE GUS STANLEY MEMORIAL/
    THESE TWO TREES PLANTED AND DEDICATED / BY THEIR FRIENDS AND
    NEIGHBORS / TO THE MEMORY OF / THE FOLLOWING MEN OF 180 STREET
    WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN WORLD WAR II
    WOODWARD W. CRAWFORD MILTON G. STATHIS/
    COSTAS LEKANIDES ANDREW G. SUMAKIS/
    OLIVER LEON CHARLES WEINSTEIN/
    STEPHEN OLANCIN EDWARD S. SCHMELZER JR./
    VITO A. SCARINGI JOHN WILLIAMS/

    SIZE:TABLET: 1'H X 1'8", PLINTH 1'5"H X 2'1"W X 2 1/2"D

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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The High Bridge will be open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. In the coming months, visitors may notice crews completing a few remaining construction items on the bridge. The completion of these final touches will have a minimal impact on visitor experience.

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