Read a history from Parks’HistoricalSigns Project.This text can be found posted within the park.
Union Turnpike, 162 Street and 79 Avenue
Steven Whitesell (DPR landscape & monument architect)
Stele with tablet, applied letters
May 17, 2005
IN HONOR OF THE
MEN OF THIS COMMUNITY
WHO SERVED IN DEFENSE
OF OUR COUNTRY
AND IN SACRED MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO MADE
THE SUPREME SACRIFICE
*Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common orpopular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily theoriginal dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects thedate of installation.
*For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143