Eternal Light Flagstaff (Q17509630)

  • matcher place: Manhattan (way 400014249), New York (relation 175905), Manhattan (relation 2552485), Manhattan Community Board 5 (relation 7340060), Manhattan (relation 8186559), Manhattan (relation 8398124)
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  • English Wikipedia categories: 1923 establishments in New York (state), 1923 sculptures, Bronze sculptures in Manhattan, Flatiron District, Granite sculptures in New York City, Monuments and memorials in Manhattan, Outdoor sculptures in Manhattan
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Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Eternal Light Flagstaff is a memorial monument located in Madison Square Park in Manhattan, New York City which was dedicated on Armistice Day, November 11, 1923 and commemorates the return to the United States of members of the United States armed forces who fought in World War I, who were officially received by the city on that site in 1918. It was designed by architect Thomas Hastings of Carrère and Hastings, and consists of a flagstaff and a sculpture by Paul Wayland Bartlett. The memorial was commissioned by department store magnate Rodman Wanamaker and cost $25,000 to construct. It was completed in 1924.

Wikidata location: 40.7420, -73.9887 view on OSM or edit on OSM

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monument (Q4989906) historic=monument
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sculpture (Q860861) artwork_type=sculpture, artwork:type=sculpture

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1923 sculptures memorial:type=statue, memorial=statue, tourism, historic=monument, historic=memorial
Bronze sculptures in Manhattan memorial:type=statue, memorial=statue, tourism, historic=monument, historic=memorial
Granite sculptures in New York City memorial:type=statue, memorial=statue, tourism, historic=monument, historic=memorial
Monuments and memorials in Manhattan memorial:type=statue, memorial=statue, historic=monument, tourism, historic=memorial
Outdoor sculptures in Manhattan memorial:type=statue, memorial=statue, historic=monument, tourism, historic=memorial