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Fire Horses

 
 
Fire Horses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
1. Fire Horses Marker
Inscription.
This tablet is dedicated
to the horses that shared
in valor and devotion
and with mighty speed
bore on the rescue.

Subscribed
under the auspices of the
American Society
for the Prevention
of cruelty to
animals

May 1927

 
Erected 1927 by American Society for the Prevention of cruelty to animals.
 
Location. 40° 47.919′ N, 73° 58.398′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Riverside Drive and W 100th Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10025, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Firemen’s Memorial (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Firemen’s Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Gershwin Family Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Humphrey DeForest Bogart (approx. 0.2 miles away); Teresa Carreño (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shinran Shonin (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Shinran Shonin (approx. ¼ mile away); Riverside Drive West 105th Street Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. Animals
 
Fire Horses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
2. Fire Horses Marker
Fire Horses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
3. Fire Horses Marker
Firemen's Monument in Riverside Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
4. Firemen's Monument in Riverside Park
The Fire Horses marker is located on the ground in front of the Firemen's Memorial in Riverside Park.
Firemen's Memorial Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, Fire Horse
5. Firemen's Memorial Plaque
The bronze plaque on the nearby Firemen's Memorial depicts two of the hero horses pulling a fire wagon.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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