Gordon Triangle

10 St., Vernon Blvd. bet. 44 Rd. and 45 Ave.


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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

Private Edward F. Gordon, a native of Long Island City who grew up at 44 Sherman Place, served in the United States Army as a member of Company C of the 165th Infantry.  He was killed in action in World War I on July 30, 1918.  This small triangle, which lies at the intersection of Vernon Boulevard, 44th Drive, and 10th Street, is named in his honor.

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