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Alice Austen Park

Matthew J. Buono map_it

  • Location: Buono Beach, Hylan Boulevard and Edgewater Street
  • Architect: Storch Associates
  • Description: Fountain and seven section wall with 5 sections inscribed
  • Materials: Missouri Red granite (polished)
  • Dimensions: H: 3' L: 25' 10" (approximately)
  • Dedicated: June 4, 2002
  • Inscription: wrapping:

    Panel 1:
    IN MEMORY OF / MATTHEW J. BUONO / BORN JUNE 28 1942 / DIED APRIL 4 1968 / PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO REMEMBER MATTHEW. / HE AND ALL OF AMERICA'S WAR DEAD GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR THEIR COUNTRY, FOR FREEDOM AND FOR YOU. / NEVER FORGET. /

    Panel 2: KOREAN WAR /

    Panel 3: VIETNAM WAR / MATTHEW J. BUONO /

    Panel 4: / WORLD WAR I /[list of 6 names] /

    Panel 5: WORLD WAR II / [list of 37 names] /

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