New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
New York Korean War Memorial
west of Chaplainsí Row
in sacred memory of
members of all
our armed forces
of the United States
the supreme sacrifice
in the Korean War 1950
in the defense of freedom.
the City of New York
October 25, 1953
by Daughters of the Defenders of the Republic, U.S.A.
Amanda Shaw Hirsch
Founder, President General
Erected 1953 by Daughters of the Defenders of the Republic, U.S.A.
Location. 40° 48.724′ N, 73° 57.816′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Riverside Drive, in the median. Marker is on a triangle of grass in front of Riverside Church, and just south of Grant's Tomb. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10027, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Four Chaplains Memorial (here, next to this marker); Battle of Harlem Heights (here, next to this marker); Sakura Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Grant Memorial The Amiable Child Monument (about 400 feet away); Horace Porter (about 400 feet away); Fredík D. Grant (about 400 feet away); General Daniel Butterfield Statue (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Categories. • War, Korean •
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 510 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 25, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4. submitted on November 10, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.