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Prospect Park

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Line of Defense

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  • Location: Antile Pass
  • Description: Semi-circular tablet on boulder
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 24¾" W: 33"
  • Cast: Remade c. 1987
  • Foundry: Talix foundry
  • Donor: Sons of the Revolution (original); Prospect Park Conservancy (replacement)
  • Inscription: LINE OF DEFENSE / AUGUST 27, 1776 / BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND / 175 FEET
    SOUTH ------ / SITE OF VALLEY GROVE HOUSE / -------150 FEET NORTH

    NEW TABLET COURTESY PROSPECT PARK CONSERVANCY

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