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Mrs. Catherine I. Carroll map_it

  • Location: Bedford Avenue and North First Street
  • Sculptor: Pietro Montana
  • Description: Tablet
  • Materials: Bronze, stone
  • Dedicated: 1927
  • Foundry: American Art Foundry
  • Donor: Gift of Friends
  • Inscription: TO / CATHERINE I. CARROLL / FROM / FRIENDS TO PERPETUATE HER MEMORY / 1927

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There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Recreation CentersMetropolitan Recreation Center

In observance of Labor Day, on Monday, September 5 all Recreation Centers are closed. They will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, September 6.
Anticipated Completion: 09/05/2016

Recreation CentersMetropolitan Recreation Center

Beginning Sunday, September 18th, the center will be closed for renovations. We will resume normal operating hours on Sundayday, October 9th. Thank you for your patience.
Anticipated Completion: 10/08/2016

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