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Fort Washington Park

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Charles and Murray Gordon

  • Location: Riverside Drive at West 156th Street
  • Description: Tablets on markers (2)
  • Materials: Bronze, cast stone
  • Dimensions: Tablets H: 5 1/2" W: 8 1/2"; Markers H: 11" W: 14" D: 9"
  • Dedicated: 1925
  • Donor: Charles and Murray Gordon Post No. 130, Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America
  • Inscription: 1. IN MEMORY OF / CHARLES GORDON / DIED IN THE SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY / OCT. 7, 1918 / DEDICATED BY / CHARLES AND MURRY GORDON/ POST NO. 130 / JEWISH WAR VETERANS / OF THE UNITED STATES

    2. IN MEMORY OF / MURRY GORDON / A.E.F. - KILLED IN ACTION / FRANCE OCT. 10, 1918 / DEDICATED BY / CHARLES AND MURRY GORDON / POST NO. 130 / JEWISH WAR VETERANS / OF THE UNITED STATES

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Directions to Fort Washington Park

Know Before You Go

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The Fort Washington Pedestrian Bridge, or "Amtrak Bridge," at West 180th Street is temporarily closed. The support structure and the surface decking will be repaired starting Monday, Oct. 1. Repairs should take about 30 days to complete, depending upon weather and site conditions. Detour: If you are approaching the Amtrak bridge from the north, please use the 181st Street pedestrian bridge over the Henry Hudson Parkway at Riverside Drive to access local streets. You can re-enter the Greenway at either West 158th Street and the Henry Hudson Parkway or at West 153rd Street and Riverside Drive via the Herman “Denny” Farrell Pedestrian Bridge. If you are approaching the bridge from the south, please exit the Greenway at either West 158th Street and the Henry Hudson Parkway or at West 153rd Street and Riverside Drive via the Herman “Denny” Farrell Pedestrian Bridge. You can re-enter the Greenway via the 181st Street pedestrian bridge over the Henry Hudson Parkway at Riverside Drive. Please follow us @nycparks on Twitter or check this page again for updates as soon as we know when the bridge will re-open.

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