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Major General John R Brown Triangle

W. Kingsbridge Rd. and Sedgwick Ave.

Bronx

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

This triangle honors Major General John R. Brown (1908-1992), a Massachusetts native who moved to the Bronx and served in the United States Army and National Guard for 42 years. He lived in the Kingsbridge neighborhood for more than 60 years, working, raising a family, and volunteering in the community.

Born in Bedford, Massachusetts on April 20, 1908, Brown illegally enlisted at the age of 16, and rose to the rank of First Sergeant in the Massachusetts National Guard. In 1922, he moved to the Bronx and became part of New York’s 71st Infantry Regiment. From 1926 to 1930, Brown worked at the Veterans Administration Hospital in the Bronx.

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Major General John R Brown Triangle Weather

  • Wed
    Scattered Sprinkles
    60°F
  • Thu
    Patchy Fog then Partly Sunny
    65°F
  • Fri
    Chance Light Rain and Areas Fog
    57°F
  • Sat
    Chance Light Rain then Rain Likely
    63°F

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