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John Paul Jones Park

Fort Hamilton D.A.R. Tablet map_it

  • Description: Tablet on natural boulder
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: Tablet H: 20" W: 30"; Boulder H: 4'10" W: 9'6" D: 5'
  • Dedicated: 1916
  • Foundry: Paul E. Cabaret & Co.
  • Donor: Gift of the Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Inscription: TO COMMEMORATE / THE FIRST RESITANCE / MADE TO BRITISH ARMS / IN NEW YORK STATE / AUGUST 1776 / ERECTED BY THE / LONG ISLAND SOCIETY / DAUGHTERS OF THE REVOLUTION / A.D. 1916 /

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