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Kissena Park

Kissena Park World War I Monument map_it

  • Location: Southwest end of lake on knoll
  • Sculptor: Anthony V. Grand
  • Description: Boulder with incised inscription
  • Materials: Natural boulder
  • Dimensions: H: 3 ½' W: 6' D: 5' (overall)
  • Dedicated: 1921
  • Donor: Gift
  • Inscription: MEMORIAL KNOLL / TO THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR / LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/
    IN THE WORLD WAR / ERECTED / 1921/

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For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143

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Kissena Park Weather

  • Tue
    Mostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Light Rain
    57°F
  • Wed
    Chance Showers and Areas Fog then Showers and Breezy
    69°F
  • Thu
    Mostly Sunny and Breezy
    49°F
  • Fri
    Chance Snow
    38°F

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