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Madison Square Park

James Madison Tree Marker map_it

  • Description: Plaque recessed into plinth
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 13" W: 18"
  • Dedicated: 1936
  • Foundry: General Bronze Co, Long Island City, NY
  • Donor: Fifth Avenue Association Inc.
  • Inscription: 1836 --- 1936 / THIS TREE / FROM THE VIRGINIA ESTATE / OF / FORMER
    PRESIDENT JAMES MADISON / PRESENTED TO THE CITY OF NEW YORK / BY
    THE / FIFTH AVENUE ASSOCIATION INC. / TO COMMEMORATE THE FIRST
    CENTENNIAL / OF THE OPENING OF MADISON AVENUE/

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