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Captain Tilly Park

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  • Location: Highland Ave. at 165th St.
  • Sculptor: Anthony V. Grande
  • Description: Flagstaff
  • Materials: Gray Westerly granite, steel pole
  • Dimensions: 60'h (pole) 4'h (base) 2'9"w
  • Dedicated: 1929
  • Donor: Gift
  • Inscription: "IN MEMORY OF / ROBERT DITMARS VAN SICLEN / 1905 - 1928"

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Directions to Captain Tilly Park

  • Captain George H. Tilly Monument
  • Captain Tilly Playground
  • Welcome to Captain Tilly Park
  • Goose Lake at Captain Tilly Park

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