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Hooper Fountain map_it

Manhattan

Read a history from Parks’HistoricalSigns Project.This text can be found posted within the park.

Location:
Maher Circle, 155th Street and Edgecombe Avenue
Architect:
George Martin Huss
Description:
Ornamental horse fountain with lantern, plaque
Materials:
Fountain--granite; Lantern and plaque--bronze
Dimensions:
Lantern H: 15'
Cast:
ca. 1894
Dedicated:
1894
Donor:
John Hooper
Inscription:
PRESENTED TO
THE CITY OF NEW YORK
BY
JOHN HOOPER
ERECTED MDCCCXCIV


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