Bronx Park

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Bronx Park Tablet

  • Location: So. Blvd. at 182nd St.; St. Johns College
  • Description: Tablet
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dedicated: 1913
  • Foundry: Tiffany Studios
  • Donor: Gift
  • Inscription: PURSUANT TO AN ACT OF LEGISLATURE PASSED APRIL / 19, 1883 MAYOR FRANKLIN EDSON APPOINTED THE FOL / LOWING COMMISSION TO SELECT AND LOCATE LANDS FOR PUBLIC PARKS IN THE 23RD AND 24TH WARDS OF THE / CITY OF NEW YORK AND THE VICINITY THEREOF: // LUTHER R. MARSH, PRESIDENT / LOUIS FITZGERALD-WALDO HUTCHINS / CHARLES L. TIFFANY- GEORGE W MCLEAN / WILLIAM W NILES - THOMAS J CROMBIE //THE COMMISSION APPOINTED JOHN MULLALY, / SECRETARY AND JAMES C LANE, ENGINEER. // THE COMMISSION RECOMMENDED THAT THE SEVERAL / TRACTS OF LAND EMERACED UNDER THE FOLLOWING / TITLES BE APPROPRIATED FOR THE RECREATION AND / ENJOYMENT OF THE INHABITANTS OF NEW YORK: // VAN CORTLANDT PARK / PELHAM BAY PARK / BRONX PARK / CROTONA PARK / CLAREMONT PARK / ST. MARY'S PARK / MOSHOLU PARKWAY / BRONX & PELHAM PARKWAY / CROTONA PARKWAY // ERECTED BY / THE BRONX SOCIETY OF ARTS & SCIENCES / MCMXIII

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