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Introduction
1)
Title
Netherlands Monument
2)
Town, State
New York, NY
3)
ID #
1359
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
October 26, 2004
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
October 26, 2004
6)
Site Worked Last
September 30, 2005
Content
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1)
Continental discovery/expansion
3)
Not Applicable
5)
Combination
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 + Three
7)
Inscribed/lettered directly
8)
Text available, partial
9)
Yes (see below)
9.1)
Image numbering/location
6701-769.1, 6701-769.2, 6701-769.3, 6701-769.4, 6701-769.5
10)
Design Preservation
Good
11)
Inscript. Separate from M|M
No
12)
Designers
12.1)
Designer 1
Artist/Artistic Group: Van den Eynden, H. A.
13)
Fabricators/Builders
Not Yet Determined
Setting
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1)
Plaza arrangement
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)
Not Entered
5)
December 06, 1926
6)
November 16, 2000
7)
Not Entered
10)
Other Monuments on Site
11)
Satisfactory
12)
Local government , Community Group/Not For Profit
Themes
1)
MonumentsandMemorials.com Themes
Roads and their Towns
2)
National Historic Landmark Themes
Dutch and Swedish Exploration and Settlement
Demography
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1)
File Number
50C
2)
Town/City
New York
3)
County
New York
4)
District
Intentionally Blank
5)
State
NY
6)
Zip
10004
7)
Country
United States
8)
Latitude (GPS)
9)
Longitude (GPS)
10)
Intersecting Street 1
Battery Park
11)
Intersecting Street 2
State
12)
Additional Identifier 1
Broadway
13)
Additional Identifier 2
US-9
15)
Man-made
16)
16.1)
Business/businesses
16.2)
Citizens/residents
16.3)
Community Group
16.4)
Government, Other
17)
First Americans/Colonists 1492-1775
18)
Compilation Date (Initial)
October 26, 2004
19)
19.1)
Site Survey
19.2)
Government Materials
19.3)
Website
20)
Compilation Date (Latest)
Not Entered
21)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
22)
Source Originator
monumentsandmemorials.com
Comments and Notes
TITLE: Registry follows NYC Parks and Recreation designation
TITLE ALTERNATESS: The Netherland Monument (The Netherland-America Foundation); Netherlands Memorial (SIRIS); Netherland Memorial Flagpole (Gayle and Cohen)
STORY: "...commemorates the Dutch establishment of New Amsterdam," which became New York City (NYC Parks and Recreation)
DESIGNER: Monument base -- Registry's spelling of designer's last name (van den Eynden)taken from website of The Netherland-America Foundation, New York, NY. The name has been spelled in varying ways: Van den Eyden (Gayle and Cohen, Battery Conservancy), van den Eyden (SIRIS), van den Eijnde (NYC Parks and Recreation)
SITE MAINTENANCE: Community group -- The Battery Conservancy
LEAD SPONSOR(S): Citizens/residents -- The people of Holland
LEAD SPONSOR(S): Community group -- The Netherland-America Foundation
LEAD SPONSOR(S): Government, Other -- Netherlands, by Consulate General
SOURCES: Gayle and Cohen, Guide to Manhattan's Outdoor Sculpture; nycgovparks.org; SIRIS
COMMENT: From NYC Parks and Recreation: 1939, monument restored; no date, fire damage; 1940-1952 Battery Park (and monument) closed to build Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel; 1952, monument relocated to current position, northeast entrance to Park
CODE-5-Manhattan
CODE-7-Dutch



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