Sunset Park

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Sunset Park Memorial

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  • Inscribed granite marker
  • Inscribed granite marker
  • Location: Between playground and chess tables
  • Description: Inscribed granite marker
  • Materials: granite
  • Dimensions: Upper: 42.5" Wide, 38" Tall, 12" Deep; Base: approx 20" Deep, 52" Wide, 12" Tall
  • Inscription: THEY SHALL EVER BE REMEMBERED / FOR THEIR GLORIFIED SERVICE / TO GOD AND COUNTRY / IN MEMORIAM / TO THOSE OF THIS COMMUNITY / WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE / DURING THE GREAT WAR FOR CIVILIZATION / 1917 - 1919 / ERECTED BY THE / SEVENTH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT DEMOCRATIC ORGANIZATION / WILLIAM J. HEFFERMAN & AGNES LEONARD WARD / EXECUTIVE MEMBERS

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Recreation CentersSunset Park Recreation Center

Sunset Park Recreation Center remains closed to the public until further notice. Some recreation centers are being used for COVID-19 testing and vaccination services, the Learning Bridges program, and critical seasonal training. Please visit our Recreation Centers page to find an alternate recreation center.


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