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Dr. Ronald McNair Park

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Joseph A. Guider Memorial

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  • Location: Eastern Parkway and Washington Avenue
  • Sculptor: Romeo Frazzanito
  • Description: Urn on pedestal
  • Materials: Bronze, blue-white Westerly granite
  • Cast: Circa 1930
  • Dedicated: 1930
  • Inscription: ERECTED BY THE PEOPLE / OF BROOKLYN / IN LOVING MEMORY OF / JOSEPH
    A. GUIDER / MEMBER OF ASSEMBLY STATE OF N.Y. / 1896, 1898, 1899,
    1900 / COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC WORKS / 1918 - 1924 / PRESIDENT
    BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN / 1925-1926
    BORN/MARCH 12, 1870 / DIED / SEPT. 22, 1926
    INSCRIPTION CARVED IN GRANITE

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