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Grand Street Boys War Tablet map_it

  • Location: Broadway at 70th Street
  • Description: Tablet on plinth
  • Materials: Bronze and granite
  • Dimensions: H: 1'3" W: 1'9"
  • Dedicated: November 11, 1954
  • Donor: Grand Street Boys
  • Inscription: Main plaque:
    A TRIBUTE TO THOSE / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / THAT WE MAY LIVE / IN FREEDOM / GRAND STREET BOYS POST NO. 1025 / AMERICAN LEGION/ NOVEMBER 11, 1954 /

    Plaque on fence:
    WAR MEMORIAL COMMITTEE/ ELMER A. ROGERS, CHAIRMAN/ STANLEY BOGART --- DAVID KLEIN / ELMER HIRSCHHORN --- BENJAMIN F. MORROW / CHARLES ISRAEL --- HERMAN RUTHAZER / ISIDOR JABLONS --- LOUIS TOUSCHER / SAMUEL MOSES /

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For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143

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