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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Bronx County, New York

 
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1 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
2 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
3 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
4 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
5 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — American Bison
Saved with the help of the Bronx ZooMap (db m193256) HM
6 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
7 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
8 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
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9 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
10 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
11 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
12 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
13 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
14 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
15 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
16 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — Père David's DeerFrom the Land of the Tiger
Asian deer saved from extinctionMap (db m193266) HM
17 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
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18 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
19 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
20 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
21 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
22 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
23 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
24 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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 building—and . . . Map (db m193293) HM
25 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
26 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
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27 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronx Zoo — 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
28 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, City Island — Grace Church Episcopal
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m226281) HM
29 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, City Island — Korean War Veterans
In honor of those who served our country in time of needMap (db m226287) WM
30 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, City Island — Lest We Forget
The lives lost September 11, 2001 and to our troops defending our pride and freedomMap (db m226286) WM
31 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, City Island — Pasquale J. VenturelliCity of New York Police — 4001 —
Dedicated to the memory of Police Officer Pasquale J. Venturelli Who's life was taken on January 23, 1943, in the performance of duty. PO Venturelli, and his partner spotted a car that was reported stolen earlier. . . . Map (db m226283) HM
32 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, City Island — Sammy's Fish Box Restaurant
It was in 1966 that the Sammy's Fixbox story began from our very humble beginnings in 1966 we have grown from a 26 seat snack bar to 500 seat, full service restaurant: preparing upwards of 1 million meals annually. Our phenomenal grouth . . . Map (db m226279) HM
33 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, City Island — September 11 Memorial Mural
Never forget September 11 2001 United we standMap (db m226284) WM
34 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, City Island — Vietnam War Veterans
In honor of those who served our country in time of needMap (db m226289) WM
35 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, City Island — World War1914 - 1918
In honor of the boys of City Island who served in the World War Andres, Wm. G. • Axel, C. • Barr, A. • Barr, G. • Barry, M. • Barry, W. • Bartels, J.F. • Baylis, O. • Bell, F. • Booth, A.A. • Booth, E. • Booth, R. • Booth, . . . Map (db m226285) WM
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36 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, City Island — World War II Memorial1941 - 1945 — For God and Country —
In loving memory of our war dead George W. Balmore • Robert T. Doyle • Sanford E. Diamond • William A. Dietrich • C.F. Danajovits • Robert W. Fenton • John Joseph Hirsch, Jr. • Raymond Leon Jones • Robert (Sonny) Jones • . . . Map (db m226288) WM
37 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — "Pete" Sheehy
Yankees Equipment Manager 1927 - 1985 Keeper of the pinstripesMap (db m18413) HM
38 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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
39 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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
40 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — Babe RuthUniform number retired: 1948 — [Number 3] —
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 athlete who ever lived.Map (db m54727) HM
41 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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
42 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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
43 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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 seasons . . . Map (db m53804) HM
44 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — Chateau Thierry
Keystone from an arch of the old bridge at Chateau Thierry gloriously and successfully defended by American troopsMap (db m241507) WM
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45 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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
46 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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
47 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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
48 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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
49 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — George Herman "Babe" Ruth1895 - 1948
A great ball player A great man A great AmericanMap (db m183059) HM
50 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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
51 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 300 — Heinrich Heine FountainJoyce Kilmer Park
The Heinrich Heine Fountain (also known as the Lorelei Fountain) honors the German poet, writer, and social dissident Heinrich Heine (1797-1856), whose poem Die Lorelei immortalized the mysterious creature of romantic legend. Born in . . . Map (db m228750) HM
52 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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
53 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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 Harold A. Andre . . . Map (db m155856) WM
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54 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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
55 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — Joseph Vincent McCarthyManager 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 percentageMap (db m53791) HM
56 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra1946 - 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 Outstanding clutch hitter and World Series performer . . . Map (db m53805) HM
57 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — Louis J. Heintz Memorial
To commemorate the founding of the progress and prosperity of the BronxMap (db m228753) HM
58 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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
59 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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
60 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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
61 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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 Series in 1951 Has enjoyed two outstanding careers, all time Yankee shortstop, one . . . Map (db m53803) HM
62 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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
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63 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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
64 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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
65 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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
66 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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
67 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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
68 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — The Heinrich Heine Fountain
The Heinrich Heine Fountain (also called The Lorelei Fountain) honors the German poet and writer (1797-1856) whose poem "Die Lorelei" immortalized the siren of Romantic legend. The marble sculptural group depicts Lorelei seated on a rock in the . . . Map (db m228752) HM
69 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — Thurman Munson
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70 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — 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
71 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — Trees by Joyce Kilmer
born December 6, 1886 killed in action July 30, 1918
I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the earth's sweet flowing breast; A tree that looks at God . . . Map (db m228755) WM
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72 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — Vernon "Lefty" GomezNew 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 championshipsMap (db m192133) HM
73 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — William Malcolm "Bill" Dickey1928 - 1943, 1946 — Yankee Coach 1949 - 1957 —
Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1954 Named to the A.L. All-Star team 11 times Had a .313 lifetime avg Hit over .300 in 11 seasons Caught more than 100 games in 13 consecutive seasons Led the Yankees to 8 pennants and 7 World Championships . . . Map (db m18397) HM
74 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Concourse — Yankee Stadium September 11 Memorial
We remember On September 11, 2001, despicable acts of terrorism were perpetrated on our country. In tribute to the eternal spirit of the innocent victims of these crimes and to the selfless courage shown by both public servants and private . . . Map (db m183057) WM
75 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, East 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
76 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, East 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
77 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, East 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
78 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, East 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
79 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, East 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
80 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, East 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
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81 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, East 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
82 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Fieldston — 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
83 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Fieldston — 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
84 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Fieldston — 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
85 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Highbridge — 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
86 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Highbridge — 300 — Highbridge Doughboy Statue
The Highbridge World War I Memorial, popularly known as the Highbridge Doughboy originally stood proudly at a small park triangle at Ogden and University Avenues in the University Heights or Highbridge section of the Bronx. It . . . Map (db m228746) HM
87 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Highbridge — 301 — Rev. T. Wendell Foster Park
What was here before? A creek, called Metipathe by the Lenape, once ran through this land into the Harlem River after following a course along what are now River and Jerome Avenues. When European settlers arrived, the creek was sold to John . . . Map (db m228714) HM
88 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Hudson Hill — 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
89 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Kingsbridge — Marble Hill Playground1.646 Acres
Marble Hill Playground is located on Marble Hill Avenue, between West 228th and West 230th Streets. The City of New York acquired this property, along with the area that comprises the Marble Hill Houses, on August 26, 1948. The Board of Estimate . . . Map (db m226347) HM
90 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Kingsbridge — 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
91 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Melrose — 301 — Melrose Commons Park
What was here before? A Scottish surveyor named the Bronx neighborhood of Melrose in tribute to Sir Walter Scott's (1771-1832) popular work Melrose Abbey. This part of the southeastern Bronx was part of the land granted to the Morris . . . Map (db m241502) HM
92 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Melrose — 300 — Railroad Park.732 acre
This park at the intersection of Courtlandt Avenue, East 161st, and East 162nd Streets in the Bronx neighborhood of Melrose takes its name from the nearby railroad station. A Scottish surveyor named the Bronx neighborhood of Melrose as a . . . Map (db m241504) HM
93 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Morrisania — Air Quality is Being Monitored Here
Decades of public policies have allowed the siting of pollution-emitting facilities and infrastructure throughout the Bronx, causing disproportionate health burdens and challenges because of poor air quality. In response, South Bronx Unite has . . . Map (db m241503) HM
94 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Mott Haven — A memorial to Roberto Enrique Clemente Walker1934 - 1972
Dedicated to Puerto Rican humanitarian and Hall of Fame baseball player, Roberto Clemente, this sculpture pays homage to Roberto's humble beginnings, outstanding athleticism and philanthropic spirit. Dedicada al jugador . . . Map (db m241501) HM
95 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Mott Haven — 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
96 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Mott Haven — 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
97 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Mott Haven — 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
98 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Mott Haven — 301 — Evelina Antonetty Playground
What was here before? In the 1930s, the Interborough Rapid Transit Company used this site for storage of materials used in subway operations. It also contained a field office of the Board of Transportation. For several decades, this . . . Map (db m241535) HM
99 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Mott Haven — 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
100 New York, Bronx County, Bronx, Mott Haven — 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

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