Grand Army Plaza

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Edith Bowdoin ASPCA Horse Trough

  • Rectangular basin
  • Rectangular basin
  • Location: Grand Army Plaza, southeast corner of Central Park
  • Description: Rectangular basin "Type G" trough
  • Materials: Granite
  • Dimensions: 20 1/2" h, 53" l, 35 1/2" d
  • Dedicated: 1912
  • Fabricator: M. McGrath and Co.
  • Donor: Edith Bowdoin
  • Inscription: (west face):
    PRESENTED TO THE / A.S.P.C.A. / BY / EDITH G. BOWDOIN / 1912 /

    (east face):
    REDEDICATED TO THE HORSES / OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK / BY THE / CITY OF NEW YORK / PARKS & RECREATION / CENTRAL PARK CONSERVANCY / AND THE ASPCA / 2001 /

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