Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Defenders of the Union
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch
—Grand Army Plaza —
Location. 40° 40.381′ N, 73° 58.196′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is at the intersection of Flatbush Avenue and Eastern Parkway, in the median on Flatbush Avenue. Touch for map. Memorial is on the Soldiers and Sailors Arch, in Grand Army Plaza, north of Prospect Park. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11238, United States of America.
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); The Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden (approx. half a mile away); Line of Defense (approx. half a mile away); Historic Marker of Battle Pass (approx. half a mile 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.
Categories. • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,801 times since then and 235 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. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.