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Woodlawn Heights War Memorial

  • Location: E. 238th St, Oneida Avenue
  • Description: Pedestal topped with ball and eagle, and 4 plaques
  • Materials: Bronze, Stony Creek granite
  • Dedicated: July 4, 1925
  • Donor: Woodlawn Hieghts Taxpayers & Community Association
  • Inscription: THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED / IN HONOR OF / THE MEN OF WOODLAWN HEIGHTS / WHO SERVED OUR COUNTRY / IN THE WORLD WAR / 1917-1919 / THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE / HOWARD F. BUSE / ALVAH E. KENNEDY / ALBERT LANZER / F.X. LYNCH / GEORGE MARTIN / JARVIS P. ROGERS / HERMAN H. SCHERR / WALTER E. WILHELM / DEDICATED JULY 4, 1925 / CONCEIVED AND ERECTED BY THE WOODLAWN HEIGHTS / TAXPAYERS AND COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION WITH THE / ASSISTANCE OF THE PEOPLE OF WOODLAWN. /

    3 plaques with list of names.

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For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143

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