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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Bronx County, New York

 
Clickable Map of Bronx County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Bronx County, NY (102) Nassau County, NY (264) New York County, NY (1848) Queens County, NY (154) Westchester County, NY (289) Bergen County, NJ (424)  BronxCounty(102) Bronx County (102)  NassauCounty(264) Nassau County (264)  NewYorkCounty(1848) New York County (1848)  QueensCounty(154) Queens County (154)  WestchesterCounty(289) Westchester County (289)  BergenCountyNew Jersey(424) Bergen County (424)
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1New York (Bronx County), Bronx — "Pete" Sheehy
Yankees Equipment Manager 1927 - 1985 Keeper of the pinstripesMap (db m18413) HM
2New York (Bronx County), Bronx — A Conservation Success Story
In the early 1900s, we founded the American Bison Society to help save wild bison from the brink of extinction. 1700| Millions Roamed the Plains Before the westward expansion of the United States began in the 1800s, around 30 million . . . Map (db m193257) HM
3New York (Bronx County), Bronx — A Conservation Success Story
In the early 1900s, we founded the American Bison Society to help save wild bison from the brink of extinction. 1700| Millions Roamed the Plains Before the westward expansion of the United States began in the 1800s, around 30 million . . . Map (db m193299) HM
4New York (Bronx County), Bronx — A Delicate Web of Life
The health of the world's sea lion population is linked to the overall health of our oceans. California Sea Lion Zalophus californianus
Range: British Columbia to Gulf of California coastline . . . Map (db m193295) HM
5New York (Bronx County), Bronx — A Delicate Web of Life
The health of the world's sea lion population is linked to the overall health of our oceans. California Sea Lion Zalophus californianus
Range: British Columbia to Gulf of California coastline . . . Map (db m193297) HM
6New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Adoption of the Constitution
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7New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Alfred Manuel "Billy" MartinCasey's Boy
A Yankee forever. A man who knew only one way to play - to win. As a player for Casey Stengel he thrived on pressure delivering the key play or hit. MVP of 1953 World Series setting record for most hits in six-game series with 12. Later as a . . . Map (db m18398) HM
8New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Algernon Sydney Sullivan
In honor of Algernon – Sydney – Sullivan Jurist – Statesman – Orator Born 1826           Died 1887 An immaculate life · Devoted with never failing fidelity to public and private trusts. < Reverse Side : > In . . . Map (db m53837) HM
9New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Allie Pierce Reynolds"Superchief"
New York Yankees 1947 - 1954 One of the Yankees' greatest right hand pitchers Hurled two no hitters in 1951 Starred on five straight World Champions 1949 - 1953 Five time All-Star .686 Yankee winning percentage Erected by the New York . . . Map (db m18393) HM
10New York (Bronx County), Bronx — American Bison
Saved with the help of the Bronx ZooMap (db m193256) HM
11New York (Bronx County), Bronx — American Bison Society
In commemoration of the American Bison Society, founded in 1905 with the help of William T. Hornaday, the Director of the Bronx Zoo. Under Hornaday’s leadership, the ABS’ dedicated efforts helped restore bison to the prairies with animals from . . . Map (db m7328) HM
12New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Astor Court: An Enduring Monument to Conservation
You are standing in historic Astor Court, wit its symmetrical great lawn and surrounding classical buildings. The Wildlife Conservation Society, founded in 1895 as the New York Zoological Society, opened the Bronx Zoo in 1899. A Foundation . . . Map (db m193296) HM
13New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Bartow – Pell MansionDesignated Landmark • New York City
Built between 1836 and 1842 as a country seat for Robert Bartow, descendant of Thomas Pell who established the Manor of Pelham here in 1654, this house is one of the finest examples of the late Federal style in the country. It was restored by the . . . Map (db m32032) HM
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14New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Bartow Pell Mansion
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15New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Bison Benefit the Prairies
Grazing, wallowing, and other bison behaviors turn out to be beneficial for plants and animals. As seen on "The Zoo!" Keepers noticed that one of the zoo's bison calves developed a bowed leg, caused by one leg bone growing faster than . . . Map (db m193265) HM
16New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Bob SheppardPublic Address Announcer — "The Voice of Yankee Stadium" —
For half a century he has welcomed generations of fans with his trademark greeting "Ladies and Gentleman, welcome to Yankee Stadium". His clear, concise and correct vocal style has announced the names of hundreds of players - both unfamiliar and . . . Map (db m18605) HM
17New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Bronx Post OfficeDesignated Landmark — New York City —
Completed in 1937 under the supervision of the U.S. Treasury Architect Louis Simon, in accordance with the design of Thomas Harlan Ellett, the building was executed in a style that combines Classical simplicity with the sleekness of Modernism. It is . . . Map (db m183128) HM
18New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Brook Restoration
Mill Brook known as Acrahung by the indigenous Lenape people "Its waters once flowed, clear and crystal, through the Webster and Brook Avenues valleys." Now lost to the neighborhood. Its rainwater recharges the current Brook Mill . . . Map (db m209724) HM
19New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Carlos James LozadaK.I.A. — Medal of Honor, Vietnam —
🎖️ President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to: Lozada, Carlos James Rank and organization: Private First Class, U.S. Army, . . . Map (db m209722) HM WM
20New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel
1890 - 1975 Brightened baseball for over 50 years With the spirit of eternal youth Yankee manager 1949 -1960 winning 10 pennants and 7 world championships including a record 5 consecutive 1949 - 1953 Erected by the New York Yankees July 30, . . . Map (db m196104) HM
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21New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Charles Herbert "Red" Ruffing
New York Yankees 1930 - 1942 1945 - 1946 US Army Air Division 1943 - 1945 The Yankees' all time leader in wins by a right hand pitcher with 231. The only pitcher in franchise history to compile four consecutive 20 win . . . Map (db m53804) HM
22New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Commodore Leroy J. AlexandersonPark
Graduate Class of 1930 Master Mariner Master of United States Commodore, U.S. Lines Rear Admiral, U.S. Naval Reserve Map (db m193304) WM
23New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Cortlandt House
Built by Frederick van Cortlandt MDCCXLVIII Placed in the custody of the Colonial Dames of the State of New York – MDCCXLVIII Opened by them as a public Museum MDCCCXCVII This large estate has been held continuously by the descendants of . . . Map (db m53821) HM
24New York (Bronx County), Bronx — David Glasgow Farragut
Erected by his wife and son to the memory of David Glasgow Farragut First Admiral in the United States Navy Born   July 5, 1801 Died   August 14, 1870 ---------------Map (db m40012) HM
25New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Dholes are Endangered
Habitat loss from human land use is the biggest threat to dholes. Dhole Cuon alpinus
Range: eastern and southern Asia Diet: deer, wild cattle, wild pigs, wild goats, wild sheep, berries, . . . Map (db m193274) HM
26New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Donald Arthur Mattingly"Donnie Baseball" — 1982 -1995 —
American League batting champion 1984 American League MVP (145 RBI) 1985 Nine-time gold glove winner Six-time American League All-Star Set record for most grand slams in a season (6) 1987 Major League record for most home runs in seven . . . Map (db m18606) HM
27New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Edward "Whitey" Ford
"Chairman of the Board" New York Yankees 1950, 1953 - 67 Led Yankees to 11 pennants and six world championships Leads all Yankee pitchers in games, innings, wins, strikeouts and shutouts. Cy Young award winner in 1961. Holds many World Series . . . Map (db m196105) HM
28New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Edward Grant Barrow1868- 1953
Moulder of a tradition of victory under whose guidance the Yankees won fourteen American League pennants and ten World Championships and brought to this field some of the greatest baseball stars of all time. This memorial is a tribute from those who . . . Map (db m18607) HM
29New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Elston Gene Howard1929 - 1980
"A man of great gentleness and dignity" one of the all time Yankee greats. American League MVP in 1963 winner of two gold glove awards. A fitting leader to be the first black player to wear a Yankee uniform. "If, indeed, humility is a trademark . . . Map (db m196497) HM
30New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Eugenio María de HostosJanuary 11, 1839 - August 11, 1903
Citizen of the Americas • Human Rights Advocate • Author and Critic • Fighter for Freedom and Justice • Scholar • Educator • Trailblazer for the Rights of Women, Latinos and BlacksMap (db m183127) HM
31New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Former American Female Guardian Society’s Home for the FriendlessNew York City Designated Landmark
The Home for the Friendless, also known as the Woody Crest Home, was constructed in 1901-02 to the design of prominent architect William B. Tuthill. Built for abandoned and needy children, the home was established by the American Female Guardian . . . Map (db m133507) HM
32New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Fort Independence Park
“King’s Bridge and the heights adjacent, of the utmost importance to the communication between New York and the mainland, & to the security of the Hudson, were reconnoitered by Washington on horseback about June 16, 1776. By direction of the . . . Map (db m53814) HM
33New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Fort Number Four
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34New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Fort Schuyler
With the development of the steamship, the reefs and rapids of Hell Gate no longer provided natural protection for New York City. Fort Schuyler and Fort Totten, on the opposite shore, were built to defend it against attack from Long Island Sound. . . . Map (db m193307) HM
35New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Fort Schuyler
This fort is named in honor of Major General Philip John Schuyler Continental Army November 22, 1733 - November 18, 1804 Soldier - Statesmen Map (db m193309) HM WM
36New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Freedomland USA Theme Park
On this Co-Op City site in 1960-1964 was the entrance to Freedomland USA "The World's Largest Outdoor Entertainment Center" A true theme park shaped in the map of the United States with rides, attractions and performers depicting the history of our . . . Map (db m143192) HM
37New York (Bronx County), Bronx — George Herman "Babe" Ruth1895 - 1948
A great ball player A great man A great AmericanMap (db m183059) HM
38New York (Bronx County), Bronx — George M. Steinbrenner III
July 4, 1930 - July 13, 2010 New York Yankees principal owner "The Boss" 1973 - 2010 Purchased the New York Yankees on January 3, 1973. A true visionary who changed the game of baseball forever, he was considered the most influential owner in . . . Map (db m196494) HM
39New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Glover’s Rock
Near this site on October 18, 1776, Col. John Glover and 600 Patriots held off British and Hessian forces under Gen. Howe long enough to save Washington’s troops from destruction, enabling them to withdraw to Westchester and ultimate victory. Bronx . . . Map (db m32013) HM
40New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Glover’s Rock
          Glover’s Rock marks the site of the Battle of Pell’s Point on October 18, 1776. Before the American Revolution, the Siwanoy Native Americans used the rock as a lookout point along their trading route. The glacial granite rock is now . . . Map (db m98622) HM
41New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Gouverneur Morris
In Memory of Gouverneur Morris The man whose hand wrote the Constitution of the United States Born January 31, 1752 - Died November 6, 1816 Interred in the Gouverneur Morris Tomb In Stanns Churchyard Washington's Minister to . . . Map (db m209730) HM WM
42New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Healing Totem
This Healing Totem is a gift of peace and hope to the people of New York City from the youths of the One Voice Arts & Leadership Program of Monterey County, California, in commemoration of the attack on the World Trade Center, September 11, 2001. . . . Map (db m193255) HM WM
43New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Henry Louis "Lou" Gehrig1903 - 1941
The New York Yankees first baseman, the "Iron Horse," who played 2,130 consecutive games, lived here from 1939 to 1941. During his fourteen-year career, he earned a .340 batting average, 493 HRs, and 1,990 RBIs.Map (db m193301) HM
44New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Henry Louis GehrigJune 19th 1903 - June 2, 1941
A man, a gentleman and a great ball player. Whose amazing record of 2130 consecutive games should stand for all time. This memorial is a tribute from the Yankee players to their beloved captain and team mate. July the Fourth 1941Map (db m18411) HM
45New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Highbridge World War I Memorial
For God and Country In honor of the boys of High Bridge who served their country and in memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice 1917    in the World War    1918 *** Killed in Action *** Lieutenant . . . Map (db m155856) WM
46New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Hope for a Rare Species
One of the most endangered cranes, red-crowned cranes have found safe wintering grounds in the demilitarized zone between North Korea and South Korea. This zone has become a haven for wildlife. Scientists are working to protect red-crowned cranes . . . Map (db m193273) HM
47New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Joseph Paul DiMaggio“The Yankee Clipper” — 1914 – 1999 —
Recognized as baseball’s “greatest living player.” Lifetime batting average .325 •Won MVP award 1939, 1941 •Selected to All-Star Game 13 times •American League batting title 1939, 1940 •Elected to Hall of Fame 1955 Set one of baseball’s . . . Map (db m196552) HM
48New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Joseph Vincent McCarthy
Manager New York Yankees 1931 - 1946 One of baseball's most beloved and respected leaders led Yankees to 8 pennants and 7 world championships including 4 consecutive 1936 - 1939 compiling a .627 winning percentage Erected by New York Yankees . . . Map (db m53791) HM
49New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra
1946 - 1963 Yankee manager 1964, 1984 - 1985 Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1972 "It ain't over 'til it's over" Three time MVP 1951-54-55 Selected to A.L. All-Star Game 15 consecutive years Hit most Home Runs by a Yankee catcher . . . Map (db m53805) HM
50New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Look for the Skeleton
These are the actual remains of a 35-year-old male elephant who was poached for his ivory in 1989. We have been working to ensure fewer African elephants suffer the same fate. A Cautious Comeback Although some are now protected in . . . Map (db m193279) HM
51New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Major General Porter
Major General Porter Adjutant General State of New York 1886 – 1894 < Left Inscription : > He labored to increase the efficiency, perfect the discipline and elevate the standard of the National Guard. < Rear Inscription : . . . Map (db m53835) HM
52New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Mel Allen
"The Voice of the Yankees" 1939 - 1964 With his warm personality and signature greeting "Hello There Everybody", he shaped baseball broadcasting by charismatically bringing the excitement and drama of Yankees baseball to generations of fans. He . . . Map (db m192134) HM
53New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Memorial GroveVan Cortlandt Park
Memorial Grove was created to honor Bronx men who served in World War II and Korea. The grove is shaded by Pin oaks (Quercus palustris), Red oaks (Quercus rubra), and Norway maples (Acer platanoides). Memorial Grove was first planted in 1949 to . . . Map (db m53839) HM
54New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Mickey Mantle"A Great Teammate" — 1931 - 1995 —
536 Home Runs. Winner of Triple Crown 1956. Most World Series Home Runs 18. Selected to All Star team 20 times. Won MVP award 1956, 1957 - 1962, Elected to Hall of Fame 1974. A magnificent Yankee who left a legacy of unequaled courage.Map (db m18412) HM
55New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Miller James Huggins
Manager of New York Yankees 1918 - 1929 Pennant winners 1921-22-23...1926-27-28 World Champions 1923 1927 and 1928 As a tribute to a splendid character who made priceless contributions to baseball and on the field brought glory to the New . . . Map (db m192131) HM
56New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Number 3 Babe Ruth
Uniform number retired: 1948 From 1920 - 1934, The Babe singlehandedly lifted baseball to new heights with his unlimited talent and unbridled love for the game. His enormous contribution to baseball and The Yankees made him the most celebrated . . . Map (db m54727) HM
57New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Nyala: An African Antelope
As seen on "The Zoo!" Members of our nyala herd are descendents from the original herd dating back to 1941, when the Bronx Zoo opened the ground-breaking African Plains exhibit. It was the first exhibit in North America to show . . . Map (db m193277) HM
58New York (Bronx County), Bronx — One Cat Linking Two Countries
We're proud to provide a home for Leo, a snow leopard orphaned as a cub in Pakistan. Leo has been cared for at the Bronx Zoo since 2006 because no appropriate facility for snow leopards exists in Pakistan. Leo's move to the Bronx . . . Map (db m193278) HM
59New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Original King's Bridge
Northwest of this tablet within a distance of 600 feet stood the Original King's Bridge and its successors from 1693 until 1913 when Spuyten Duyvil creek was filled up. Over it marched the troops of both armies during the American . . . Map (db m172740) HM
60New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Outstanding Partnership
The 265 acre Wildlife Conservation Park/Bronx Zoo is the result of a partnership with New York City dating from 1895. The Zoo is operated by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a non-profit membership corporation, under City and State agreements. . . . Map (db m193298) HM
61New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Padre Plaza.367 Acres
Padre Plaza honors Father Roger Giglio (1943-1990), founder of St. Benedict the Moor Neighborhood Center. A native of Woburn, Massachusetts, Father Giglio was ordained in 1970 and served as the director of the Christian Formation Retreat Center . . . Map (db m209734) HM
62New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Pell’s Treaty Oak
On June 27, 1654, beneath a nearby oak, Thomas Pell signed a treaty with Siwanoy Sachems acquiring the Manor of Pelham and pledging “mutual peace and love be maintained.” Fire destroyed the tree in 1906.Map (db m192136) HM
63New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Père David's DeerFrom the Land of the Tiger
Asian deer saved from extinctionMap (db m193266) HM
64New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Père David's Deer Conservation History
Père David's deer survive today thanks to over a century of careful conservation and caring individuals. around 0 A.D. | Deer kept in Imperial Hunting Park in Nan Hai-Tze near Beijing. around 200 A.D. | Deer presumed extinct in . . . Map (db m193268) HM
65New York (Bronx County), Bronx — PFC Carlos J. Lozada Playground
What was here before? In 1938, a site adjacent to this playground was surveyed and acquired by the City. At that time, there were five brick residences along Alexander Avenue, ten wood-framed residences, and two garages along East 136th . . . Map (db m209721) HM
66New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Philip Francis Rizzuto
"A man's size is measured by his heart" Scooter sparked the Yankees to 10 pennants and 8 world championships 1950 American League MVP 1950 American League player of the year MVP of the World seres in 1951 Has enjoyed two outstanding . . . Map (db m53803) HM
67New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Pope Benedict XVI Mass
In commemoration of the solemn pontifical mass marking the bicentennial of the Archdiocese of New York offered by His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI April 20 2008 here in Yankee Stadium. Gift of Knights of Columbus.Map (db m192135) HM
68New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Pope John Paul II Mass
In commemoration of the mass for world justice and peace offered by His Holiness Pope John Paul II October 2, 1979 here in Yankee Stadium. Gift of the Knights of Columbus.Map (db m35059) HM
69New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Pope Paul VI Mass
In commemoration of the solemn mass for peace offered by His Holiness Pope Paul VI October 4, 1963 here in Yankee Stadium. Gift of Knights of ColumbusMap (db m183058) HM
70New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Prison Window
Prison Window built of Holland brick and stone from the old Sugar House Duane Street 1763 – 1892 Used by the British as a prison for American soldiers 1776 – 1783 Cunningham provost marshal Presented by T.J. Oakley Rhinelander Esq. to . . . Map (db m53827) HM
71New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Reggie Jackson
"Mr. October" New York Yankees 1977 - 1981. One of the most colorful and exciting players of his era. A prolific power hitter who thrived in pressure situation. In five years in pinstripes, he helped lead the Yankees to four division titles, . . . Map (db m196548) HM
72New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Research in Nepal
Since 1970, the Wildlife Conservation Society has supported research on snow leopards in the Himalayas. The nature of the terrain and of the species make snow leopard sightings rare. Only with the aid of radio tracking can these elusive predators . . . Map (db m193276) HM
73New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Riverdale Presbyterian ChurchLandmarks of New York
Designed in an English Gothic style by James Renwick, architect of St. Patrick's Cathedral, this church was built in 1863, funds having been contributed by residents of Riverdale including William E. Dodge, Jr., Joseph Delafield, Robert Colgate and . . . Map (db m193302) HM
74New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Roger Eugene Maris
Against all odds In 1961 he became the only player to hit more than 60 home runs in a single season. In belated recognition of one of baseball's greatest achievements his 61 in '61 the Yankees salute him as a great player and as author of one of . . . Map (db m196107) HM
75New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Ron Guidry
"Gator" "Louisiana Lightning" New York Yankees, 1975 - 1988 Co-captain, 1986 - 1988. A three time 20-game winner, he went 25 - 3 with a 1.74 Earned Run Average to win the 1978 A.L. Cy Young award. Set Yankees records in 1978 by winning his first . . . Map (db m53819) HM
76New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Roundhouse
It was [unreadable] that helped to change the surrounding [unreadable] farmland to a city. The first train rumbling through fields and pastures of the Bronx [unreadable]. People [unreadable] and faster to travel here . . . Map (db m209718) HM
77New York (Bronx County), Bronx — S.S. United StatesWorld's Fasted Passenger Ship
Starboard Inboard Propeller Five Bladed Weight - 61,900 Pounds Diameter - 18.00 Feet Pitch - 13.75 Feet RPM - 100 Cruising Material - Nialite (Nickel-Aluminum-Bronze) Manufactured by Baldwin-Lina-Hamilton 7 November 1957 S.S. . . . Map (db m193306) HM
78New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Saved From Extinction
The deer that Père David found in a hunting park near Beijing were the last surviving members of a species that had died out in the wild centuries earlier. After this discovery, deer were sent to European zoos where breeding programs . . . Map (db m193267) HM
79New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Saved From Extinction
The deer that Père David found in a hunting park near Beijing were the last surviving members of a species that had died out in the wild centuries earlier. After this discovery, deer were sent to European zoos where breeding programs . . . Map (db m193270) HM
80New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Saw Mill Playground0.920 Acres
This playground is named for the Saw Mill Creek, also known as the Mill Brook, which once flowed by this parkland. The creek originated in Gates Place in the North Bronx, ran along what is now Brook and Webster Avenues, and emptied into the Bronx . . . Map (db m209723) HM
81New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Sgt. John Basilone
In memory of Sgt. John Basilone U.S. Marine Corps Killed at Iwo Jima February 19, 1945 Awarded Congressional Medal of Honor and Navy CrossMap (db m53840) HM
82New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Site of the Redoubt
Site of the redoubt thrown up here in October, 1776 by American troops under General Heath to protect the retreat of Washington’s Army from New York to White Plains. Erected under the auspices of Woodlawn Cemetery and the American Scenic and . . . Map (db m12677) HM
83New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Species Survival Plan / A Snow Leopard Family Tree
Species Survival Plan The Species Survival Plan (SSP) is a program administered by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) that coordinates breeding efforts among zoos to maintain genetically diverse and stable . . . Map (db m193275) HM
84New York (Bronx County), Bronx — St . Peter's Church Westchester
The original church on this site was built in 1700 to house a parish organized by an act of the Provincial Assembly in 1693. Queen Anne contributed an altar in 1708. In 1763 a charter was received from King George III. The present church, designed . . . Map (db m52223) HM
85New York (Bronx County), Bronx — St. Ann's Shrine
Here Rests Lewis Morris, "signer" Declaration of Independence; Gouverneur Morris, "penman" Constitution of U.S.A. Judge R.H. Morris, Mayor of New York.Map (db m160849) HM
86New York (Bronx County), Bronx — State-of-the-art for the 21st CenturySee How New York City's First LEED* certified Landmark Building Saves Energy!
State-of-the-art in 1903 When the Lion House first opened in 1903, it featured state-of-the-art exhibits for that time. With the careful transformation of the building into Madagascar!, we continue to establish and maintain . . . Map (db m193294) HM
87New York (Bronx County), Bronx — The American Bison Society
The American Bison Society which did more than any other agency to save the buffalo for you who read this inscription, was founded by friends of all wild life in this building December 8, 1905Map (db m193292) HM
88New York (Bronx County), Bronx — The U.S.S. Newport
A steam auxiliary Barkentine rigged gunboat built in 1897 by the Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine. From 1897 to 1907 she served the Navy commendably assisting in the capture of eight prizes during the Spanish-American War. From 1908 to 1931 . . . Map (db m193310) HM
89New York (Bronx County), Bronx — The U.S.S. St. Marys
A square rigged Sloop-of-War built in 1844 at Washington Navy Yard from 1845 to 1847 she served as part of the Naval forces in the Mexican War. Following that she served in the Pacific Squadron until 1874. From 1875 to 1908 the St. Marys was . . . Map (db m193311) HM
90New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Thurman Munson
New York Yankees June 7, 1947 - August 2, 1979 Yankee Captain "Our captain and leader has not left us- today, tomorrow, this year, next...our endeavors will reflect our love and admiration for him." Erected by The New York Yankees September . . . Map (db m53809) HM
91New York (Bronx County), Bronx — To Make a Building GreenWe renovated the Lion House using local and natural resources to save energy.
A Landmark Goes Green The historic Lion House, originally built in 1903, has been updated to become New York City's first LEED* certified landmark building. The Lion House now uses 57% less energy than a conventional . . . Map (db m193293) HM
92New York (Bronx County), Bronx — To the memory of Jacob Ruppert1867 - 1939 — Gentleman • American • Sportsman —
Through whose vision and courage this imposing edifice, destined to become the home of champions, was erected and dedicated to the American game of baseball.Map (db m18611) HM
93New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Tommies: Tiny but Tough
These small gazelles may seem delicate, but antelopes like Thompson's Gazelle (also called Tommies) have to fight for mates, space, and to stay alive. Fighting for Mates All male antelopes have horns they use to fight each other over . . . Map (db m193280) HM
94New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Trumpeter SwanA Conservation Story in Progress
Thanks to decades of conservation efforts, this wetland bird has rebounded after being hunted almost to extinction. Still the world's rarest swan, Trumpeters can be found in western Canada and parts of Alaska.Map (db m193272) HM
95New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Van Cortlandt House
Van Cortlandt House has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark.
Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the . . . Map (db m53823) HM
96New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Van Cortlandt House Museum
This Revolutionary War landmark is the oldest house in the Bronx and became the first historic house museum in New York City. It is a National Historic Landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a proud New York City . . . Map (db m53830) HM
97New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Van Cortlandt MansionDesignated Landmark New York City
Here in 1781, to deceive the British, General George Washington kept campfires burning in the area surrounding the house while he gained time for safe withdrawal of his troops across the Hudson River. The property on which this magnificent manor . . . Map (db m53824) HM
98New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Vernon "Lefty" Gomez
New York Yankees 1930 - 42 Known for his excellent wit as he was fast with a quip and a pitch. Set World Series record with 6 wins and no defeats. Had four 20 win seasons leading Yankees to seven pennants and six championships Erected by New . . . Map (db m192133) HM
99New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Vinmont Veteran Park3.523 Acres
Vinmont Veteran Park serves as a memorial honoring local veterans who served their country in past wars. the park is named after both the surrounding Vinmont neighborhood and adjacent Vinmont Road. These, in turn, are named after Robert C. . . . Map (db m193300) HM
100New York (Bronx County), Bronx — What's In a Name?
Père David's deer are named for French missionary "Père" (Father) David who discovered them for the Western world in 1865 in a Beijing hunting park. Their Chinese nickname is "ssu-pu-hsiang" refering to four characteristics that are . . . Map (db m193271) HM

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Nov. 28, 2022