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Colonel David Marcus Playground

Colonel David Marcus Memorial Plaque map_it

  • Description: Plaque
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 10¾" W: 1'½"
  • Cast: 1991
  • Dedicated: June 13, 1993
  • Fabricator: Trophy World
  • Donor: Kings County American Legion and Jewish War Veterans
  • Inscription: COLONEL DAVID MARCUS / MAY HIS COURAGE AND THE IDEALS / OF LIBERTY AND EQUALITY FOR / WHICH HE SACRIFICED HIS LIFE SERVE / AS AN INSPIRATION TO ALL CHILDREN / BORN, NEW YORK, N.Y., FEBRUARY 22, 1901 / DIED, TELSHE STONE, ISRAEL, JUNE 10, 1948, / IN THE ISRAELI WAR FOR INDEPENDENCE. / DONATED BY / KINGS COUNTY AMERICAN LEGION / JEWISH WAR VETERANS /

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ParkColonel David Marcus Playground

Colonel David Marcus Playground is under construction at Avenue P west of East 4th Street to reconstruct the park’s handball and basketball courts with new backboards and hoops, paving, fencing, gates, an ADA accessible drinking fountain and landscaping.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2015

  • Colonel David Marcus Playground
  • Colonel David Marcus Playground

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