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City Hall Park

Freedom Tree Marker map_it

  • Location: Broadway, south of driveway entrance
  • Description: Plaque on plinth, set into ground
  • Materials: Bronze, granite
  • Dimensions: Plaque H: 7" W: 1'
  • Cast: ca. 1973
  • Dedicated: 1973
  • Fabricator: A. Ottavino Corp.
  • Inscription: THE FREEDOM TREE / WITH THE VISION OF UNIVERSAL FREEDOM / FOR ALL MANKIND / THIS TREE IS DEDICATED TO / THE MEN OF NEW YORK STATE / AND ALL / PRISONERS OF WAR / AND / MISSING IN ACTION / 1973

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

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