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Stuyvesant Post War Memorial map_it

Location:
Veterans Adminstration Hospital, 423 East 23rd Street
Sculptor:
Wilhelm Hunt Diederich
Architect:
Aymar Embury II
Description:
Hexagonal stele with cap; three convex sides separated by three shorter straight sides decorated with swords in bas-relief
Materials:
Stele-- Indiana("French") limestone; cap -- black diamond granite
Dimensions:
Total H: 10'8" (stele H: 9', cap H: 1'8") D: 6'6"
Cast:
1934
Dedicated:
November 11, 1934
Donor:
Stuyvesant Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars

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