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Dreyfus Plaque

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  • Sculptor: Francis Muller
  • Description: Plaque mounted on south side of Sugar Loaf Rock
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 1'10" W: 1'4"
  • Cast: ca. 1920
  • Dedicated: 1921
  • Donor: Purchase
  • Inscription: THIS TABLET IS ERECTED / BY / THE CITY OF NEW YORK / IN HONOR OF / DR. LOUIS A. DREYFUS / AND HIS WIFE / BERTA E. DREYFUS / WHO DEEDED THIS LAND AS A PARK TO / THE CITY OF NEW YORK / TO PERPETUATE THE MEMORY OF THE / HEROES OF STATEN ISLAND / WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE / IN THE WORLD WAR. /---/ A.D. 1920. /

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