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Prospect Park War Memorial
- Location: South of Flower Garden
- Sculptor: Augustus Lukeman
- Architect: Arthur D. Pickering
- Description: Group of two figures on pedestal before a high, arced wall; two benches; altar; six large plaques; one small plaque; paving
- Materials: Group and plaques--bronze; Pedestal and wall--Milford pink granite
- Dimensions: Wall H: 18' W: 35'
- Cast: 1921
- Dedicated: June 26, 1921
- Donor: William H. Todd
- Inscription: 1) above bench, left: "MEN AND WOMEN OF BROOKLYN WHO DIED / IN THE WORLD WAR / MCMXIV - MCMXVIII"
2) above bench, right: "[...] FOR LIBERTY / [...] PEACE / [...] COUNTRY"
3) six large plaques: 2,800 names
4) small plaque, rear: "PRESENTED BY / WILLIAM H. TODD / AND ACCEPTED FOR THE / CITY OF NEW YORK BY / MAYOR / JOHN F. HYLAN / AND / JOHN N. HARMAN / COMMISSIONER OF PARKS / A.D. MCMXX1"
Directions to Prospect Park
- NYC PARKS AND THE PROSPECT PARK ALLIANCE BREAK GROUND ON NEW ENTRANCES TO PROSPECT PARK
- ADVISORY: NYC PARKS AND HEALTH DEPARTMENT ADVISE DOG OWNERS VISITING PROSPECT PARK TO KEEP DOGS ON LEASH
- NYC Parks and AT&T Expand Free Public Wi-Fi and Solar Mobile Charging in Parks and at Beaches Citywide