Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Defenders of the Union
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch
Grand Army Plaza
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 40° 40.381′ N, 73° 58.196′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Memorial is at the intersection of Flatbush Avenue and Eastern Parkway, in the median on Flatbush Avenue. Memorial is on the Soldiers and Sailors Arch, in Grand Army Plaza, north of Prospect Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11238, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Major General Gouverneur Kemble Warren (within shouting distance of this marker); James T Stranahan (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Fitzgerald Kennedy (about 500 feet away); Alexander Skene Memorial (about 700 feet away); Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nine Keystones, circa 1924 / "Night", circa 1910 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pilaster Capitals, 1898 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Plaque, circa 1885 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
Also see . . .
1. Grand Army Plaza. (Submitted on November 13, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Frederick William MacMonnies. (Submitted on November 14, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, Grand Army of the Republic, GAR, Prospect Park, Frederick Law Olmstead, Calvert Vaux, Frederick William MacMonnies.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,484 times since then and 136 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 13, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 3, 4. submitted on November 14, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 9, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 8. submitted on August 25, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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