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Anna Kahn

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The Firemen's Memorial

The Firemen’s Memorial is a bustling hidden gem tucked behind a quaint tree-lined street on the historic Upper West Side. Whether it ’ s eating, jogging, or going for the afternoon stroller ride, many individuals can be seen enjoying the serenity offered at the memorial. The location is truly spectacular as the monument neighbors and overlooks the beautiful Riverside Park. However, the Firemen’s Memorial is not just a spot for people to socialize and frequent -- it has much more significant historical roots. Like other metropolitan cities in the 18th and 19th centuries, many buildings in New York City were destroyed by large raging fires. In a fire during the American Revolutionary War, and the Great Fires of 1835 and 1845, hundreds of buildings were destroyed, and many people lost their lives -- including 50 on-duty firefighters. To commemorate the bravery of these 50 firefighters, the...
Posted to Attractions on Friday, August 10, 2018 at 10:18:19 AM

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