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General Milan Stefanik

 
 
General Milan Stefanik plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 30, 2019
1. General Milan Stefanik plaque
Inscription.  
In memory of
General Milan R. Stefanik
Astronomer – Soldier
Czecho-Slovak patriot
Born – Ju(ly) 1, 1880
Died – May 4, 1919
Dedicated by
Slovak Welfare Club (TATRA)
May 3, 1942
 
Erected 1942 by Slovak Welfare Club (TATRA).
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, World I.
 
Location. 40° 43.6′ N, 73° 58.981′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Avenue B and St. Mark's Place, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Tompkins Square Park, New York NY 10009, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Temperance Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Sullivan Cox (within shouting distance of this marker); Frank O'Hara (1926-1966) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ukrainian-American Flagstaff (about 400 feet away); Tompkins Square Park
General Milan Stefanik plaque site image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 30, 2019
2. General Milan Stefanik plaque site
Inside the St. Mark's Place entrance on Avenue B. There apparently was a tree here as well once.
(about 400 feet away); Slocum Memorial Fountain (about 500 feet away); Harry Lloyd Hopkins (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charlie Parker Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Regarding General Milan Stefanik. The park is listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
 
Also see . . .
1. Milan Rastislav Štefánik. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on December 29, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Tompkins Square Park: General Milan R. Stefanik. Official NYC Parks description (Submitted on December 29, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Tompkins Square Park image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 30, 2019
3. Tompkins Square Park
Avenue B frontage and the St. Mark's Place entrance.
General Milan Stefanik image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner
4. General Milan Stefanik
1st Minister of War of Czechoslovakia; In office - 28 October 1918 – 4 May 1919
General Milan Stefanik on the Slovak 5000 koruna note image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia, Unknown
5. General Milan Stefanik on the Slovak 5000 koruna note
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 29, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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