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Governor Alfred E. Smith Houses Residents Memorial

 
 
Governor Alfred E. Smith Houses Residents Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 9, 2019
1. Governor Alfred E. Smith Houses Residents Memorial
Inscription.  With Highest Regard, Deepest Respect, And Sincere Gratitude, We Lovingly Dedicate This Plaque To The Honorable Young Men From Governor Smith Houses, Who Have So Devotedly Served God And Country in the Armed Forces.
God Bless America!
Residents of Gov. Smith Houses – 2002
 
Erected 2002 by Residents of Gov. Smith Houses.
 
Location. 40° 42.614′ N, 73° 59.914′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from Saint James Place near Catherine Slip. Touch for map. The marker is within the grounds of the Governor Alfred E. Smith Houses. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10038, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Governor Alfred E. Smith Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Happy Warrior Playground in Alfred E. Smith Park (about 500 feet away); Ancient Order of Hibernians (about 700 feet away); Padre Felix Varela Morales (about 700 feet away); St. James' Church
Governor Alfred E. Smith Houses Residents Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2007
2. Governor Alfred E. Smith Houses Residents Memorial
The marker on what is now the monument obverse. There is no evidence of a previous plaque on this side.
(about 700 feet away); PFC Frank Vallone, USMC (about 800 feet away); Hall of St. James’ School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alfred E. Smith House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. Military
 
Governor Alfred E. Smith Houses Residents Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 9, 2019
3. Governor Alfred E. Smith Houses Residents Memorial
However, the obverse shows signs of a now-missing substantial plaque that was wrenched off (and probably sold for scrap during the "Fun City" days).
Governor Alfred E. Smith Houses Residents Memorial site image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 9, 2019
4. Governor Alfred E. Smith Houses Residents Memorial site
Governor Alfred E. Smith Houses Residents Memorial site image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 9, 2019
5. Governor Alfred E. Smith Houses Residents Memorial site
The "Orbital Connector" sculpture is in the foreground.
"Orbital Connector" marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 9, 2019
6. "Orbital Connector" marker
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 25 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 13, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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