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Veterans Park

Cross Bay Blvd. bet. E. 4 Rd. and E. 6 Rd.

Queens

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

Located on Cross Bay Boulevard between East Fourth and Sixth Roads in Broad Channel, this park honors Broad Channel’s war veterans, especially George Riekers (1921-1996) who worked for the advancement of Broad Channel and the establishment of this park.

A monumental boulder in the park has affixed to it a Veterans of Foreign Wars plaque honoring Broad Channel soldiers who were killed in combat. Originally named Broad Channel Memorial Park, the property was renamed by Parks Commissioner Henry J. Stern in 1998. Veterans Park features a triangular grassy mall, London planetrees and Callery pear trees.

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    Veterans Park Weather

    • Tue
      Mostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Light Rain
      57°F
    • Wed
      Chance Showers and Areas Fog then Showers and Breezy
      69°F
    • Thu
      Mostly Sunny and Breezy
      49°F
    • Fri
      Chance Snow
      38°F

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