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Luke J. Lang Square

Fresh Pond Rd., 59 Rd. and 61 St.


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

This triangle honors Luke J. Lang (c.1894-1917), a soldier who gave his life in World War I (1914-1918). Born in 1894, Lang lived on Bleecker Street in the nearby neighborhood of Ridgewood, and he worked as a printer at J.E. Hetsch on Duane Street in Manhattan. Lang enlisted to fight in World War I in June 1917. The details of his death are unknown.

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