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Astoria Park

Morty Arkin Memorial Plaque map_it

  • Location: Interior wall of recreation building, Morty Arkin Memorial Athletic Field
  • Description: Plaque
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 1'4" W: 2'
  • Cast: ca. 1972
  • Dedicated: May 13, 1972
  • Foundry: U.S. Bronze Sign Company, NY
  • Donor: DPR
  • Inscription: MORTY ARKIN / MEMORIAL ATHLETIC FIELD / "HE GAVE OF HIMSELF TO OTHERS". / FOR DEDICATED SERVICE IN THE / PARKS, RECREATION / AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ADMINISTRATION / MAY 13, 1972

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

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