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New York Korean War Memorial

 
 
New York Korean War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 19, 2008
1. New York Korean War Memorial Marker
Inscription.
The four trees
west of Chaplainsí Row
are planted
in sacred memory of
members of all
our armed forces
of the United States
who made
the supreme sacrifice
in the Korean War 1950
in the defense of freedom.

Presented to
the City of New York
October 25, 1953
by Daughters of the Defenders of the Republic, U.S.A.
Amanda Shaw Hirsch
Founder, President General

 
Erected 1953 by Daughters of the Defenders of the Republic, U.S.A.
 
Location. 40° 48.724′ N, 73° 57.816′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Riverside Drive, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is on a triangle of grass in front of Riverside Church, and just south of Grant's Tomb. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10027, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Four Chaplains Memorial (here, next to this marker); Battle of Harlem Heights (here, next to this marker); Sakura Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Grant Memorial (about 400 feet away); The Amiable Child Monument
New York City Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 19, 2008
2. New York City Markers
Several markers are found here in front of Riverside Church, seen at the top of the photo.
(about 400 feet away); Horace Porter (about 400 feet away); Fredík D. Grant (about 400 feet away); General Daniel Butterfield Statue (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. War, Korean
 
Markers near Grant's Tomb image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 19, 2008
3. Markers near Grant's Tomb
Grant's Tomb can be seen in the background of the photo, just north of the marker.
The Memorial Trees referenced in the Korean War and Four Chaplains markers image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 111/4/2017
4. The Memorial Trees referenced in the Korean War and Four Chaplains markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 497 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 25, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on November 10, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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