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Firemenís Memorial

 
 
Firemenís Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
1. Firemenís Memorial Marker
Inscription.
To the heroic dead of
the Fire Department

< Back of Monument : >
To the men of the Fire Department
of the City of New York
who died at the call of duty
Soldiers in a war that never ends
This memorial is dedicated
by the people of a grateful city

Erected † † † † † MCMXII

 
Erected 1912 by People of New York City.
 
Location. 40° 47.917′ N, 73° 58.394′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Riverside Drive and W 100th Street, on the right when traveling north on Riverside Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10025, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fire Horses (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Firemenís Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Gershwin Family Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Humphrey DeForest Bogart (approx. 0.2 miles away); Teresa CarreŮo (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shinran Shonin (approx. ľ mile away); a different marker
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
2. Back of Monument
also named Shinran Shonin (approx. ľ mile away); Riverside Drive West 105th Street Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. Heroes
 
Firemenís Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
3. Firemenís Memorial
The sculpture of "sacrifice" appears on the north side of the Firemenís Memorial.
Firemenís Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
4. Firemenís Memorial
The sculpture on the south side of the Firemen's Memorial depicts "Duty."
Firemenís Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
5. Firemenís Memorial
Firemenís Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
6. Firemenís Memorial
Firemenís Memorial Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
7. Firemenís Memorial Plaque
The bronze plaque on the monument contains a bas-relief of horses carrying a fire wagon to the scene of a fire.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 364 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on March 30, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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