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Introduction
1)
Title
Independence Flagstaff
2)
Town, State
New York, NY
3)
ID #
1344
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
October 25, 2004
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
October 25, 2004
6)
Site Worked Last
July 22, 2005
Content
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1)
Ideals
3)
Not Applicable
4)
Not applicable
5)
Not applicable
6)
Not Applicable
Design
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1.)
Man-made
2.)
Inscription/Text Design
Integrated
3)
Flagpole w/wo pedestal
4)
Stone/rock and metal
5)
Large
6)
Main + Two
7)
Inscribed/lettered directly and on tablet
8)
Text available, partial
9)
Yes (see below)
9.1)
Image numbering/location
6701-754.1, 6701-754.2, 6701-754.3
10)
Design Preservation
Good
11)
Inscript. Separate from M|M
No
12)
Designers
12.1)
Designer 1
Artist/Artistic Group: De Francisci, Anthony
12.2)
Designer 2
Artist/Artistic Group: Smith, Perry Coke
13)
Fabricators/Builders
Known
13.1)
Fabricator/Builder 1
Roman Bronze Works 
13.2)
Fabricator City
New York 
13.3)
Fabricator State
NY 
13.4)
Fabricator Country
United States 
Setting
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1)
Park/Garden/Lawn/Field
3)
Appearance/Setting
Completed
3.1)
Appeal of the Item
5 Good
3.2)
Setting appears appropriate
5 Good
3.3)
Traffic near for access, distanced for appreciation
4 Satisfactory
3.4)
Visualization and panorama
5 Good
3.5)
Opportunity to view, to enjoy the item
4 Satisfactory
3.6)
Overall Averaged Score
4.6 Good (Given a 1.0 - 7.0 Range)
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4)
July 06, 1926
5)
July 04, 1930
6)
Not Entered
7)
Not Entered
10)
Other Monuments on Site
1340 , 1341 , 1342 , 1343
11)
Satisfactory
12)
Local government , Community Group/Not For Profit
Themes
1)
MonumentsandMemorials.com Themes
Roads and their Towns
2)
National Historic Landmark Themes
No Perceived Theme Match
Demography
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1)
File Number
50B
2)
Town/City
New York
3)
County
New York
4)
District
Intentionally Blank
5)
State
NY
6)
Zip
10003
7)
Country
United States
8)
Latitude (GPS)
9)
Longitude (GPS)
10)
Intersecting Street 1
Broadway
11)
Intersecting Street 2
US-9
12)
Additional Identifier 1
16 St
13)
Additional Identifier 2
Union Square Park
15)
Man-made
16)
16.1)
Citizens/residents
16.2)
Community Group
16.3)
Family/friends/colleagues
16.4)
Other non-government
17)
Revolution: War/Governance | 1774-1788
18)
Compilation Date (Initial)
October 25, 2004
19)
19.1)
Site Survey
19.2)
Book/Pamphlet/Text
19.3)
Government Materials
19.4)
Newspaper
19.5)
Website
20)
Compilation Date (Latest)
Not Entered
21)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
22)
Source Originator
monumentsandmemorials.com
Comments and Notes
TITLE ALTERNATES: Charles F. Murphy Memorial Flagpole; Murphy Memorial
STORY SUBJECT: Thing -- Declaration of Independence
DESIGN, ADD'L: Charles M. Meyer, architect
SITE MAINTENANCE: Community group -- Union Square Partnership
SPONSOR(S): Community group -- Charles F. Murphy Memorial Committee
SPONSOR(S): Other nongovernment -- Tammany Society
SOURCES: Durante, Forgottendelights.com; Fried and Gillon, New York Civic Sculpture; Gayle and Cohen, Guide to Manhattan's Outdoor Sculpture; Greene, New York for New Yorkers; Lederer, All Around the Town; Reynolds, Monuments and Masterpieces; SIRIS
COMMENT: Union Square Park is a National Historic Landmark
CODE-5-Manhattan



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