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Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Freedom Tree

Richard Cocheo

 
 
The Freedom Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 13, 2013
1. The Freedom Tree Marker
Inscription. The Freedom Tree
With the vision of universal freedom
for all mankind
This tree is dedicated to
Richard Cocheo
and all
Prisoners of War
and
Missing in Action
1973

 
Erected 1973.
 
Location. 40° 37.798′ N, 74° 2.414′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on Shore Road near between 80th and 82nd Streets. Touch for map. in Bay Ridge. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11209, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named The Freedom Tree (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named The Freedom Tree (here, next to this marker); Admiral George Dewey U.S.N. (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary War Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Hamilton World War I Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); 1916 Easter Rising Memorial Marker (approx. 1.1 miles away); John J. Carty Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named John J. Carty Park (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
Regarding The Freedom Tree. The marker is one of a set of four at Old Glory Lookout;
Old Glory Lookout image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 13, 2013
2. Old Glory Lookout
The markers are near the trees on either side of the Dewey Flagpole.
one marker is missing.
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 28, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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