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Bronx River Parkway

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Seventh Draft Board

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  • Location: 219th St., Bronx Boulevard
  • Sculptor: Charles W. Stoughton
  • Description: Octagon obelisk, incised letters
  • Materials: Deer Isle granite
  • Dimensions: 20'h x 9'5"diam
  • Dedicated: 1923
  • Donor: Seventh Draft Board
  • Inscription: South side:
    MASSIMO GAMACONE / JOSEPH F. GRASEK / EDMUND H. HAMF / R. J. HANRAHAN JR. / CHRISTIAN M. HANSEN / WALTER HELLMERS / ALBERT HUNTLY / HENRY KANE/ --- / CAMBRAI / CHAMPAGNE MARNE /

    West side:
    PAUL A. ALBUS / GEORGE S. ASKEY / ERNEST F. BAUER / SYLVESTER V. CANALES / EDWARD J. COHEN / GUIDO DI AGOSTINO / THOMAS F. DONOVAN / ALPHONSO FRENGS / --- / LEST / WE FORGET / ST. MIHIEL / MEUSE ARGONNE /

    North side:
    JAMES C. PRITCHARD / HENRY QUIST JR. / JOSEPH RAIA / WILLIAM F. RUSER / WALTER SMITH / CARMINE SPACCERELLI / JOHN UZZI / WALTER BRANDT / --- / VITTORIO VENETO / CHATEAU THIERRY /

    East side:
    PAUL MARINO / FRANK J. MURPHY / MATTHEW W. MURRAY / LUIGI NARDOZZA / WILLIAM J. NOVY / JOSEPH J. PAVIA / WILLIAM PEGG / MARK PENNACHIO / --- / SOMME / YPRES LYS /

    Northwest side:
    MCMXXIII

    Southwest side:
    STOUGHTON / ARCHITECT

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