Prospect Park

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  • Equestrian figure on pedestal embellished with relief eagle on front, four medallions (two on each side)
  • Equestrian figure on pedestal embellished with relief eagle on front, four medallions (two on each side)
  • Equestrian figure on pedestal embellished with relief eagle on front, four medallions (two on each side)
  • Equestrian figure on pedestal embellished with relief eagle on front, four medallions (two on each side)
  • Location: East Plaza Street, east of Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch
  • Sculptor: Frederick William MacMonnies
  • Architect: Stanford White
  • Description: Equestrian figure on pedestal embellished with relief eagle on front, four medallions (two on each side)
  • Materials: Figure, eagle, and medallions--bronze; pedestal--pink Milford granite with steps of Milford granite alternating with Green's Landing granite
  • Dimensions: Statue H: 17' W: 4'8¾" D: 12'7¾"; Pedestal H: 11'10¾" W: 10'5¾" D: 18'4"
  • Cast: ca. 1905
  • Dedicated: May 30, 1905
  • Foundry: E. Gruet
  • Donor: Brooklyn City Legislature

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The Bailey Fountain is turned off in preparation for the plaza's renovation, which is slated to begin in July 2022. Visit the Prospect Park Capital Projects Tracker to learn more about the project.

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