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Washington Square Park

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Washington Square Fountain

  • Location: Foot of Fifth Avenue
  • Description: Circular fountain
  • Dimensions: 2'h x 50'diam
  • Dedicated: January 31, 1852
  • Donor: Stephen Allen

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namingsoften in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, butnot necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the yearlisted reflects the date of installation.

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