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Memorial Gore

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Bushwick War Memorial

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  • Location: Bushwick, Metropolitan and Maspeth Avenues
  • Sculptor: Piccirilli Brothers
  • Architect: Presbrey, Leland Co.
  • Description: Eagle on ball on triangular shaft on plinth; small tablet on ground with dedication date
  • Materials: Tennessee pink marble
  • Dimensions: Eagle H: 1'2"; Overall H: 14' W: 7'
  • Cast: 1920
  • Dedicated: December 5, 1920
  • Donor: American Legion
  • Inscription: 1) THIS MEMORIAL / RECORDS THE / PATRIOTISM / AND DEVOTION / OF THE MEN
    OF / THE 13TH ASSEMBLY / DISTRICT WHO / SERVED THE / UNITED STATES/
    IN THE WORLD / WAR / 1917-1918

    2)/ [Honor Rolls]

    3) Tablet:: ": DEC / 5 / 1920" [sealed box beneath tablet]



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