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Graham Triangle

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  • Location: 137th Street, Third Avenue, and Lincoln Avenue
  • Sculptor: Charles Keck (plaque with bas-relief)
  • Architect: Albert E. Davis
  • Description: Column with a globe at the top, on a pedestal; two plaques, one with bas-relief
  • Materials: Column and pedestal--Deer Isle granite; plaque with bas-relief--bronze from USS Maine
  • Dimensions: H: 31'
  • Cast: circa 1919
  • Dedicated: 1919
  • Foundry: Jno Williams Inc, NY (plaque with bas-relief)
  • Donor: Public subscription
  • Inscription: TO THE BRAVE MEN / OF BRONX BOROUGH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR THEIR COUNTRY / IN THE WAR WITH SPAIN / THIS MEMORIAL / IS DEDICATED / A.D. 1919

    plaque (identical to the Maine Monument plaque):
    IN MEMORIAM / U.S.S MAINE / DESTROYED IN HAVANA HARBOR / FEBRUARY 15TH 1898 / THIS TABLET IS CAST FROM METAL RECOVERED FROM THE U.S.S. MAINE

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