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Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Rockaway Women Veterans Monument map_it

  • Sculptor: Eileen Barry
  • Description: Figure on pedestal
  • Materials: Bronze, granite
  • Dimensions: figure h 7'6" x w 2'1½" x d 3'½"; pedestal h 5'8" x w 4'7" x d 5'4"
  • Cast: 1989
  • Dedicated: September 24, 1989 - unauth. work
  • Foundry: Joel Meisner Foundry, Farmingdale, NY
  • Donor: Daniel M. O'Connell Post No. 272, American Legion
  • Inscription: Plaque:
    [American Legion Insiginia] / WOMEN VETERANS MONUMENT / DEDICATED BY THE / DANIEL M. O'CONNELL POST NO. 272 / AMERICAN LEGION AND FRIENDS, / SEPTEMBER 24, 1989 / IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF ALL / THOSE WOMEN WHO SERVED THEIR / COUNTRY IN TIME OF CONFLICT / THROUGHOUT OUR COUNTRY'S / GLORIOUS HISTORY. / "FOR GOD AND COUNTRY" /

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Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

The area of Rockaway Beach from Beach 116th Street to Beach 109th Street will be temporarily closed as the US Army Corps of Engineers begins sand moving operations. Once work begins in this area, we expect the closure to last approximately one week.

More information about the Army Corps’ work to replenish Rockaway Beach is available on their NY District website.


BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Work is starting on the Rockaway Boardwalk Reconstruction Project. Read our April 2014 update for more information.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2014

Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk Weather

  • Sun

    53°F
  • Mon

    56°F
  • Tue

    56°F
  • Wed

    53°F

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