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Riverside Park

Firemen's Memorial Tablet Horses map_it

  • Location: Firemens Memorial Terrace, Riverside Drive at 100th Street
  • Architect: Harold Van Buren Magonigle
  • Description: Tablet embedded in terrace
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 4'5" D: 4'5"
  • Dedicated: 1927
  • Donor: Public subscription
  • Inscription: MAY 1927 / THIS TABLET IS DEDICATED / TO THE HORSES THAT SHARED / IN VALOR AND DEVOTION / AND WITH MIGHTY SPEED / BORE THE RESCUE. / --- / SUBSCRIBED /UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE / AMERICAN SOCIETY / FOR THE PREVENTION / OF CRUELTY TO / ANIMALS. /

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For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143

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Kayak/Canoe Launch SitesRiverside Park (72nd Street)

The kayak launch site at 72nd Street in Riverside Park is closed for the season. Please visit The New York City Water Trail page to find other kayak launches.

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