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Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

Argonne-Marine Memorial Oval Marker map_it

  • Location: Burnett Street and Whitney Avenue
  • Description: Marker
  • Materials: Barre granite (honed finish on face)
  • Dimensions: H: 1'10" W: 2'6" D: 2'
  • Cast: ca. 1971
  • Dedicated: May 30, 1971
  • Donor: Argonne-Marine Park Post No. 107 and Ladies Auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
  • Inscription: DEDICATED ON MAY 30, 1971 / BY THE ARGONNE MARINE PARK / POST NO. 107 OF THE V.F.W. / AND ITS LADIES AUXILIARY / TO THE MEN AND WOMEN / OF THIS COMMUNITY / WHO GAVE THEIR YESTERDAYS / TO INSURE OUR TOMORROWS. /

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

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Directions to Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Due to construction, Beach 118th - Beach 126th Streets are closed to swimming until July. Beaches are fully open at Beach 86th Street, Beach 97th Street, Beach 106th Street, and Beach 112th - Beach 117th Streets.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2016

Tennis CourtsMarine Park

Marine Park's tennis courts will be closed for the season due to construction.

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