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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

    • Tue
      Scattered Showers
      68°F
    • Wed
      Rain
      58°F
    • Thu
      Rain Likely
      59°F
    • Fri
      Partly Sunny
      62°F

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