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Cpl. John A. Seravalli Memorial Playground

 
 
Cpl. John A. Seravalli Memorial Playground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 10, 2009
1. Cpl. John A. Seravalli Memorial Playground Marker
Inscription.  
This playground
dedicated to the memory of
Cpl. John A. Seravalli
Born Aug. 18, 1946 – Killed in action Feb. 28, 1967
A youth of the neighborhood
who made the supreme sacrifice
for God and country while serving
with Company B, 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry
Regiment of the 1st Infantry Division
in South Vietnam.
presented by the
T.J. Oakley Rhinelander Post No. 6
American Legion
May 5, 1968

 
Erected 1968 by T.J. Oakley Rhinelander Post No. 6, American Legion.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasWar, Vietnam.
 
Location. 40° 44.331′ N, 74° 0.274′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Horatio Street east of Hudson Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10014, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Corporal John A. Seravalli Playground (within shouting distance of this marker); The Beatrice Inn (about 500 feet away, measured
Cpl. John A. Seravalli Memorial Playground image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 10, 2009
2. Cpl. John A. Seravalli Memorial Playground
in a direct line); Private Michael J. Lynch Flagstaff (about 600 feet away); Abingdon Square Doughboy (about 600 feet away); 81 Eighth Avenue (about 700 feet away); James Baldwin (approx. 0.2 miles away); 82 Jane Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); “Mason’s Row” (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .
1. Corporal John A. Seravalli Playground. Official NYCP&R description. (Submitted on March 2, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Memorial Day in the Village. Brief looks at three Greenwich Village war memorials. (Submitted on March 2, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
NYCP&R Cpl. John A. Seravalli Memorial Playground sign image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 10, 2009
3. NYCP&R Cpl. John A. Seravalli Memorial Playground sign
Cpl. John A. Seravalli image. Click for full size.
By from GVSHP, unknown
4. Cpl. John A. Seravalli
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 2, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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