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Heisser Triangle

Knickerbocker Ave., Myrtle Ave., Bleecker St.


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

This Bushwick triangle, located at the intersection of Knickerbocker Avenue, Myrtle Avenue and Bleecker Street, was named for Charles Heisser, a young man who lived two blocks from here at 297 Grove Street. Heisser, a World War I sergeant in the Headquarters Company, 106th Infantry, was killed in action in France on September 27, 1918.

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