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Riverside Park

American Memorial to Six Million Jews of Europe map_it

  • Location: 83rd Street Esplanade
  • Description: Tablet set in walk
  • Materials: Barre granite
  • Dimensions: H: 3'11" W: 3'11" D: 4"
  • Cast: 1947
  • Dedicated: 1947
  • Donor: American Memorial to Six Million Jews of Europe, Inc.
  • Inscription: THIS IS THE SITE FOR / THE AMERICAN MEMO- / RIAL TO THE HEROES OF / THE WARSAW GHETTO / BATTLE APRIL-MAY 1943 / AND TO THE SIX MIL- / LION JEWS OF EUROPE / MARTYRED IN THE CAUSE / OF HUMAN LIBERTY

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MarinasWest 79th Street Boat Basin

Attention Boaters: Due to repairs to an underwater high voltage cable there are currently no transient moorings available at the Boat Basin. Please contact the Dockmasters office at 212-496-2105 or VHF Ch09 for more information and alternatives. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2017

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