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Alben Square Flagstaff

  • Location: Ft. Hamilton Pkwy., New Utrecht and 11th Avenues, and 46th Street
  • Description: Flagstaff with plaque
  • Materials: Concrete, bronze, brick terrace
  • Dimensions: Plaque H: 2' W: 1'7ΒΌ"; Base H: 2'8" W: 2'10"
  • Cast: ca. 1935
  • Dedicated: 1935
  • Foundry: U.S. Bronze Sign Company, NY
  • Donor: Bud H. Alben Post No. 1436, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
  • Inscription: "LEST WE FORGET" / ERECTED IN MEMORY / OF THE / VETERANS OF BORO PARK / WHO MADE THE / SUPREME SACRIFICE / DEDICATED BY / PVT. BUD H. ALBEN POST / NO. 1436 / VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS / OF THE UNITED STATES / 1935 /

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