Four Chaplains Memorial

Four Chaplains Memorial (HMR45)

Location: New York, NY 10027 New York County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 48.724', W 73° 57.816'

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These London Plane trees
were planted in memory of
Four Chaplains of U.S. Army
Rev. George L. Fox, Chc.
Rabbi Alexander D. Goode, Chc.
Rev. Clark V. Poling, Chc.
Rev. Father
John P. Washington, Chc.
who, after giving their life belts to
their fellow service men locked arms
and praying went down together,
with the transport Dorchester sunk by
a German submarine February 3, 1943.

Presented to the City of New York
by Daughters of the Defenders of the Republic, U.S.A.
November 5, 1950
HM NumberHMR45
Year Placed1950
Placed ByDaughters of the Defenders of the Republic, U.S.A
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 11:30pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 587410 N 4518411
Decimal Degrees40.81206667, -73.96360000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 48.724', W 73° 57.816'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 48' 43.44" N, 73° 57' 48.96" W
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Area Code(s)646, 917, 212
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 490 Riverside Dr, New York NY 10027, US
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