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Shirley Chisholm Plaque

  • Location: Kingston Avenue between Prospect Place and Park Place.
  • Description: Plaque inset into natural boulder.
  • Materials: bronze
  • Dedicated: June 8th, 2016
  • Fabricator: Lewis Monument Company
  • Donor: St. Marks Avenue Independent Block Association Inc., Friends of Brower Park
  • Inscription: SHIRLEY CHISHOLM CIRCLE / SHIRLEY ANITA ST. HILL CHISHOLM /1924 -2005 / EDUCATOR, COMMUNITY ACTIVIST, N.Y. STATE / ASSEMBLY MEMBER,U.S. CONGRESS MEMBER, / 1972 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE / “WHEN I DIE I WANT TO BE REMEMBERED AS / A WOMAN WHO LIVED IN THE 20TH CENTURY / AND WHO DARED TO BE A CATALYST OF CHANGE.”

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Directions to Brower Park

  • Brower Park
  • Brower Park Playground
  • Brower Park basketball court
  • Brower Park Playground

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