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Olmsted Tablets

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  • 2 plaques on boulder
  • 2 plaques on boulder
  • Location: South end of mall, Park Drive
  • Description: 2 plaques on boulder
  • Materials: Aluminum
  • Dimensions: H: 6" W: 12 ½"
  • Dedicated: May 18, 19, 1972
  • Donor: NYC DPR
  • Inscription: NEW PLANTING * SOUTH END OF THE MALL / THIS WORK CARRIED OUT FOR
    THE / 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF OLMSTED'S BIRTH. / PLEASE PROTECT THE
    SHRUBS AND FLOWERS / NYC PARKS, RECREATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
    ADMINISTRATION/

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