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Madison Square Park

Freedom Tree Marker map_it

  • Location: North of Madison Square Park Flagstaff
  • Description: Plaque recessed in plinth
  • Materials: Bronze, granite
  • Dimensions: Plaque H: 7" W: 1'
  • Cast: ca. 1972
  • Dedicated: 1972
  • Fabricator: A. Ottavino Corp.
  • Inscription: THE FREEDOM TREE / WITH THE VISION OF UNIVERSAL FREEDOM / FOR ALL MANKIND / THIS TREE IS DEDICATED TO / CWO MICHAEL F. O'CONNOR / AND ALL / PRISONERS OF WAR / AND / MISSING IN ACTION / 1972 /

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.

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