McCarren Park World War II Flagstaff
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- Location: Bedford Avenue & Lorimer Street
- Architect: Hans Holsing
- Description: Flagstaff and base
- Materials: Granite
- Dimensions: Base H: 11" W: 72"
- Dedicated: 1947
- Donor: Greenpoint Patriotic Organization
- Inscription: Top band, continuing around all four sides:
WHERE LIGHTNINGS ARE SPED SHE DAZZLES THE / NATIONS WITH RIPPLES OF RED AND SHE'LL WAVE FOR / US LIVING OR DROOP O'ER US DEAD THE FLAG OF / OUR COUNTRY FOREVER * SHE'S UP THERE OLD GLORY/
IN MEMORY OF THOSE / WHO IN THE GREAT WAR / 1941-1945/ SERVED THEIR COUNTRY / IN EVERY LINE OF DUTY / WHEREVER OUR FLAG/ HAS FLOWN /
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