Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Monitor Memorial, McGolrick Park

By Antonio de Filippo, 1938
This sculpture honors the Battle of the Monitor and the Merrimack, the men of the Monitor lost in battle, and the designer of the Monitor, John Ericsson.

Click here for description from the New York City Parks Department

Saturday, July 20, 2013

FDNY Memorial

Bushwick War Memorial, Memorial Gore

July 20, 2013

Memorial Gore
Memorial to the soldiers of the neighborhood who fought in WWI.

Gaspare Guinta Memorial

Gaspare Guinta Memorial (click here)

Brooklyn Daily on Gaspare Guinta traffic accident (click here)

Greenpoint World War I Memorial, Monsignor McGolrick Park

By Carl Augustus Hever, 1923
The monument honors the 150 residents of Greenpoint, Brooklyn who fought in World War I.

Click here for more information from the New York City Parks Department