Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk

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Rockaway Women Veterans Monument

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  • Figure on pedestal
  • Figure on pedestal
  • Location: Beach 94th and Rockaway Beach Boulevard, center mall, north side
  • Sculptor: Eileen Barry
  • Description: Figure on pedestal
  • Materials: Bronze, granite
  • Dimensions: figure h 7'6" x w 2'1½" x d 3'½"; pedestal h 5'8" x w 4'7" x d 5'4"
  • Cast: 1989
  • Dedicated: September 24, 1989 - unauth. work
  • Foundry: Joel Meisner Foundry, Farmingdale, NY
  • Donor: Daniel M. O'Connell Post No. 272, American Legion
  • Inscription: Plaque:
    [American Legion Insiginia] / WOMEN VETERANS MONUMENT / DEDICATED BY THE / DANIEL M. O'CONNELL POST NO. 272 / AMERICAN LEGION AND FRIENDS, / SEPTEMBER 24, 1989 / IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF ALL / THOSE WOMEN WHO SERVED THEIR / COUNTRY IN TIME OF CONFLICT / THROUGHOUT OUR COUNTRY'S / GLORIOUS HISTORY. / "FOR GOD AND COUNTRY" /

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Beaches
Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk

The following sections(s) of ROCKAWAY BEACH is/are closed to swimming and wading today,
DATE: 8/15/2022
CLOSURES
BEACH 18 STREET,
BEACH 75 STREET,
BEACH 76 STREET,
BEACH 98 STREET TO BEACH 103 STREET,
BEACH 113 STREET TO BEACH 116 STREET,
BEACH 131 STREET TO BEACH 139 STREET,
BEACH 145 STREET TO BEACH 149 STREET,

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