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Gretta Moulton Gate

 
 
Gretta Moulton Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2012
1. Gretta Moulton Gate Marker
Inscription.  Gretta Moulton Was a Heroine of the Environmental Movement That Saved High Rock Park in 1965. An Inspired Leader of Early Efforts to Preserve the Greenbelt, She was also a Trustee of the Staten Island Institute of the Arts and Sciences and the Founder of the Friends of High Rock Park. This Parkland Affirms in Perpetuity the profound Effect of her Devotion to Conservation of Our Natural Resources.

Design: Bradford M. Greene
Erected by: Philip Lloyd Rampulla
New York City Department of Parks & Recreation
Henry J. Stern, Commissioner
Dedicated Fall 1995 by:
The Greenbelt Conservancy, Inc.

 
Erected 1995 by The Greenbelt Conservancy, Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentHorticulture & ForestryParks & Recreational AreasWomen.
 
Location. 40° 35.067′ N, 74° 7.501′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Marker can be reached from Nevada Avenue. The marker is in High Rock Park. Touch for map
The Gretta Moulton Gate image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2012
2. The Gretta Moulton Gate
High Rock Park
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. Marker is in this post office area: Staten Island NY 10306, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Original Moravian Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Civil Service Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rose and Crown Tavern (approx. 0.7 miles away); New Dorp, S.I. Honor Roll (approx. 0.7 miles away); New Dorp WWII Memorial (approx. one mile away); Huttner-Pasqualini Post, American Legion Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); St. Andrew’s Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Roald Amundsen Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staten Island.
 
Also see . . .  High Rock Park / Gretta Moulton Gate. Official NYC Parks description. (Submitted on April 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Gretta Moulton, 1966 image. Click for full size.
from the Staten Island Advance, 1966
3. Gretta Moulton, 1966
The Staten Island Greenbelt image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2012
4. The Staten Island Greenbelt
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 174 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on April 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   4. submitted on July 31, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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