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St. Vartan Park

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Murray Hill War Memorial

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  • Location: 35th-36th Streets and 1st and 2nd Avenues
  • Description: 4 tablets set into exterior of building wall
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: Tablets H: 1'5" W: 2'7"; Base H: 3'7" W: 2'5"
  • Dedicated: 1936
  • Donor: Murry Hill Post No. 56, American Legion
  • Inscription: THE BRONZE PLAQUES / FLAGPOLE AND GROVE / OF TREES. PROVIDED / BY
    THE CITIZENS OF THIS / COMMUNITY. UNDER / THE SPONSORSHIP OF / MURRY
    HILL POST NO. 56 / AMERICAN LEGION, ARE / DEDICATED IN HALLOWED/
    MEMORY OF THE SONS OF / THIS NEIGHBORHOOD / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/
    IN THE WORLD WAR / IN THE CAUSE OF / JUSTICE, FREEDOM / AND/
    DEMOCRACY / DEDICATED, 1936

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