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Staats Circle

Hylan Blvd. at Sand La.

Staten Island

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

This park commemorates Staten Island resident Frederick Staats (1894-1918). Staats was born in the neighborhood of Rosebank on October 14, 1894. A resident of 1189 Bay Street, he worked as a brakeman for Staten Island Rapid Transit before registering for the draft on June 5, 1917. His draft card describes the young man as tall and slender, with blue eyes and dark brown hair. Private Staats was killed in World War I (1914-1918), on September 30, 1918, while serving in Company C of the 306th Infantry’s machine gun nest.

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    Staats Circle Weather

    • Wed
      Slight Chc Showers
      66°F
    • Thu
      Mostly Sunny
      69°F
    • Fri
      Sunny
      73°F
    • Sat
      Rain
      69°F

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