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Highland Park

Dawn of Glory map_it

  • Location: Jamaica Avenue at Cleveland Street
  • Sculptor: Pietro Montana
  • Description: Standing male figure (heroic scale) with integral plinth on pedestal raised on three steps, tablet
  • Materials: Figure--bronze; Pedestal--Deer Isle granite
  • Dimensions: Figure H: 10'; Pedestal H: 5' W: 12' D: 11'; Tablet H: 2'4" W: 2'6"
  • Cast: 1924
  • Dedicated: July 13, 1924
  • Foundry: American Art Foundry, New York
  • Donor: Kings County Chapter of the American Legion.
  • Inscription: IN HONOR / OF THOSE / WHO FOUGHT FOR / OUR COUNTRY / 1917-1918

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