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Sunset Park

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Sunset Park Memorial

  • Location: Between playground and chess tables
  • Description: Inscribed granite marker
  • Materials: granite
  • 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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For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8163

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Recreation CentersSunset Park Recreation Center

The gymnasium at Sunset Park Recreation Center is closed for renovations until further notice. All programming inside of the gymnasium is cancelled.

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