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Chidwick, Rt. Rev. Msgr. John P.

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  • Location: Maine Monument, Columbus Circle, 59th Street and 8th Avenue
  • Sculptor: Charles Keck
  • Description: Two tablets
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: 1'1"h x 1'5"w
  • Dedicated: 1935
  • Donor: Gift of Spanish War Veterans
  • Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / RT. REV. MSGR. JOHN P. CHIDWICK / CHAPLAIN IN CHIEF / UNITED SPANISH WAR VETERANS / CHAPLAIN, UNITED STATES NAVY, / IN SERVICE ON THE / BATTLESHIP MAINE / AT THE TIME OF HER DESTRUCTION. / DEDICATED BY / THE UNITED SPANISH WAR VETERANS / SEPTEMBER 15, 1935 /

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