Tompkins Square Park

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Milan R. Stefanik

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  • Location: St. Marks Place, Avenue A
  • Description: Bronze plaque on granite base
  • Materials: Bronze, Deer Isle granite
  • Dimensions: see memo
  • Dedicated: 1942
  • Donor: Slovak Welfare Club
  • Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / GENERAL MILAN R. STEFANIK / ASTRONOMER - SOLIDER / CZECHO-SLOVAK PATRIOT / BORN JULY 31, 1880 / DIED MAY 4, 1919 / DEDICATED BY / SLOVAK WELFARE CLUB (TATRA) / MAY 3, 1942 /

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Directions to Tompkins Square Park

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Playgrounds
Tompkins Square Park Playground

Due to issues with the facade of a nearby building, Vesuvio Playground is partially closed until further notice to maintain public safety. Most play equipment is closed, however, the spray shower, picnic tables, swings, sport courts, and comfort station remain open. Please use the entrance on Thompson Street to access the playground.

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