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Freedom Square Playground

Theodor Herzl Memorial map_it

  • Location: Main Street and Vleigh Place, Kew Gardens
  • Sculptor: Joseph Dilorenzi
  • Description: Flagstaff and base with tablet
  • Materials: Bronze, Stony Creek granite
  • Dimensions: Tablet H: 2'2" W: 3'9" D: 1'1"; Base Diameter" 9'
  • Dedicated: May 2, 1960
  • Donor: Kew Gardens Zionist District
  • Inscription: 1860-1904 --- CENTENNIAL / THEODOR HERZL / FIGHTER FOR FREEDOM / "IF YOU WILL IT, IT IS NO DREAM" / MAY 2ND 1960 / KEW GARDENS HILLS / ZIONIST DISTRICT /

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Freedom Square Playground Weather

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    Areas Drizzle and Areas Dense Fog then Showers Likely
    61°F
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    46°F
  • Mon
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    52°F
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