Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center

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Lieutenant Colonel George U. Harvey Memorial Plaque

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  • Location: Queens Blvd between 62 Ave and 62 Rd; front lobby of rec center
  • Description: Square plaque with rounded upper edge
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 35" W: 22"
  • Cast: ca. 1946
  • Dedicated: October 7, 1946
  • Donor: Citizens of Queens County
  • Inscription: 1881 / 1946 / LT. COL. GEORGE U. HARVEY D.S.C. / BORN IN GALWAY, IRELAND / PRESIDENT BOROUGH OF QUEENS / 1929 - 1941 / DEDICATED BY / THE CITIZENS OF QUEENS COUNTY / OCTOBER 7, 1946 /

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Recreation CentersLost Battalion Hall Recreation Center

New York City’s recreation centers and indoor pools remain closed to the general public until further notice to provide COVID-19 related services as well as free childcare options for children who are scheduled for blended learning. To learn more or to apply for the childcare program, please visit the New York City Department of Education’s Learning Bridges program page.

Once we reopen, NYC Parks will extend all existing recreation center memberships to cover the length of time we are closed to the general public.


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