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Francis Lewis Park

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Francis Lewis Plaque

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  • Location: Whitestone Bridge approach
  • Description: Plaque on base of flagstaff
  • Materials: Bronze, concrete
  • Dimensions: H: 27" W: 16¾" D: 1"
  • Dedicated: 1939
  • Donor: D.A.R. and other citizens
  • Inscription: FRANCIS LEWIS / PARK / NAMED IN HONOR OF / FRANCIS LEWIS / SIGNER OF
    THE DECLARATION / OF INDEPENDENCE AND A / RESIDENT OF WHITESTONE,
    NEW YORK./

    (D.A.R. SEAL)
    MANTINECOCK CHAPTER, D.A.R.
    AND OTHER PATRIOTIC CITIZENS

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