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Nautilus Playground

Merrick Blvd., Baisley Blvd. 120 Ave.


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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

Its webs of living gauze no more unfurl;
Wrecked is the ship of pearl!
And every chambered cell,
Where its dim dreaming life was wont to dwell,
As the frail tenant shaped his growing shell,
Before thee lies revealed,—
Its irised ceiling rent, its sunless crypt unsealed!

Excerpt from “The Chambered Nautilus”
by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894)

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