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Nyack in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Memorial Park

July 26, 1920

 
 
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The Historical Society of Rockland County, May 28, 2001
1. Memorial Park Marker
Inscription. This park was deeded to the Village by the Tappan Zee Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Park Association in 1935. The 9 trees around the perimeter of the Park are in memory of the 9 Nyack families whose sons were killed in World War I.

Charles R. Blauvelt Raymond O. Blauvelt Conrad Crawford William H. Gardner Charles A. Gernand Samuel Hyman John Ingalls Paul Leggett Haliday S. Smith Goelet Tiffany

Owned from 1732 by the DePew family, the land contained many of the village's earliest docks, boatyards, market sloops, sandstone quarries and factories.
 
Erected by The Historical Society of Rockland County.
 
Location. 41° 5.333′ N, 73° 55.043′ W. Marker is in Nyack, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is on Nyack Memorial Park, Piermont near DePew Ave.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nyack NY 10960, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Couch Court (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nyack First Settlement (about 500 feet away); First Reformed Church of Nyack (about 600 feet away); Carson McCullers (approx.

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The Historical Society of Rockland County
2. Memorial Park Parade
0.2 miles away); Hopper House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Historic Underground Railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Historic Underground Railroad (approx. 0.6 miles away); Oak Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nyack.
 
More about this marker. C. R. & R. O. Blauvelt Post 310, Nyack, sponsor
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, World I
 
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The Historical Society of Rockland County
3. Memorial Park Marker
Memorial Park Parade image. Click for full size.
The Historical Society of Rockland County, May 28, 2001
4. Memorial Park Parade
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2015, by The Historical Society of Rockland County of New City, New York. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 4, 2015, by The Historical Society of Rockland County of New City, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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