Day 23

Monitor and Merrimac Monument

January 22nd, 2012

Also at McGolrick Park, this statue commemorates the 1862 battle of the Monitor and Merrimac, the first-ever meeting of two ironclad warships in combat. The Monitor was built at the Continental Iron Works here in Greenpoint.

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  1. tom says:

    I use to consider that to be quite a high climb as a kid- fell a number of times off it- maybe that was why!

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