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Kimlau Square

Kimlau War Memorial map_it

  • Location: Chatham Square, E. Broadway and Worth Street
  • Sculptor: Poy G. Lee
  • Description: Memorial arch, 2 precast benches
  • Materials: Granite, structural steel, cement (white pebble finish)
  • Dimensions: H: 18'9" W:16' D: 2'
  • Dedicated: 1961; rededicated June 2000
  • Inscription: IN MEMORY OF AMERICANS OF CHINESE / ANCESTRY WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE / DEFENSE OF FREEDOM AND DEMOCRACY/ --- /
    [2 American Legion Medallions]

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