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Pratt and White Memorial Plaque map_it

  • Location: Entrance to Carmine Carro field house, exterior wall to right of entrance
  • Description: Plaque
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 2' W: 1'4"
  • Dedicated: 1939
  • Inscription: IN APPRECIATION OF / THE FORESIGHT OF / FREDERIC B. PRATT / ALFRED T. WHITE / WHO ASSEMBLED / THE LAND AROUND / GERRITSEN BASIN / AND
    GAVE IT TO THE / CITY FOR A PARK. / THIS GIFT WAS THE / BEGINNING OF/
    MARINE PARK. / ERECTED BY THE LEAGUE FOR THE / IMPROVEMENT OF MARINE
    PARK / 1939/

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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