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Monuments

  • American Merchant Mariners’ Memorial –  Situated off-shore from the north end of Battery Park and just south of Pier A, the

    monument stands on a rebuilt stone breakwater in the harbor. The bronze figural group and boat are based on an actual historical event; during World War II, a Nazi U-boat attacked a merchant marine vessel, and while the mariners clung to their sinking vessel, the Germans photographed their victims.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Riverside Park South (including historic pier information)

http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_your_park/vt_riverside_park/vt_rs_12_riverside_park_south.html

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