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Claremont Inn Tablet map_it

  • Location: CLAREMONT PLAYGROUND
  • Description: Incised plaque set in pavement
  • Materials: Deer Isle granite
  • Dimensions: H: 2' W: 4'
  • Dedicated: 1952
  • Donor: DPR
  • Inscription: SITE OF THE CLAREMONT INN / ERECTED IN 1788 AS A RESIDENCE / THE BUILDING BECAME A PUBLIC / TAVERN BEFORE THE CIVIL WAR. / IT WAS ACQUIRED BY THE CITY / IN 1878 AND WAS OPERATED AS A / RESTAURANT UNTIL ITS DEMOLITION / IN 1950.

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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The northernmost A-dock at the 79th Street Boat Basin is currently closed to public access for structural enhancements. The dock will be further supported with non-wood pilings and a new wave screen.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2015

Riverside Park Weather

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    82°F
  • Thu
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    85°F
  • Fri
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    83°F
  • Sat
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    80°F

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