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Garibaldi Playground

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Garibaldi Marker

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  • Location: 82nd Street and 18th Avenue, Bensonhurst
  • Description: Honed granite plinth, incised inscription
  • Materials: Granite
  • Dimensions: H: 4'3" W: 2' D: 11"
  • Dedicated: October 3, 1990
  • Fabricator: A. Ottavino Corp.
  • Donor: Italian Historical Society of America and A. Ottavino Corp.
  • Inscription: GUISEPPE / GARIBALDI / LEADER OF / ITALIAN UNIFICATION / 1807-1882 / ORGANIZED THE RED SHIRTS / TO UNIFY ITALY, 1861 / FOUGHT FOR REPUBLICAN IDEALS / IN URAGUAY AND FRANCE. / ELECTED TO THE ITALIAN / PARLIAMENT, 1874 / ITALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY / OF AMERICA / BETTER WORLD JL INSTITUTE / JOHN LACORTE, FOUNDER / A. OTTAVINO CORP, DONOR / OCTOBER 3, 1990 /

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