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Madison Square Park

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Madison Square Fountain

  • Location: Center axis at 24th Street
  • Description: Display fountain
  • Materials: North Jay granite
  • Dimensions: H: 1'6" Diameter: 32'
  • Dedicated: June 28, 1867
  • Inscription: THIS FOUNTAIN ORIGINALLY STOOD ON SITE OF OLD POST OFFICE. BEGUN
    IN 1842, COMPLETED JAN. 7, 1843. EMBELLISHED 1847. iT WAS
    REMOVED TO MADISON SQUARE PARK AND REDEDICATED JUNE 28, 1867.

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