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Overall (approx.): 12 x 20 x 12 in. (30.5 x 50.8 x 30.5 cm)
inscription: chiseled on face: "IW + D + 23 + / AO + 1693 +" (for Johannes Waldron, December 23, Anno 1693)
Stone marker with chiseled inscription.
According to the donor, this stone records the birthdate of Johannes Waldron (1693-1741). It was taken from "the ancient Waldron house, formerly standing on the north side of 88th Street, a short distance east of Avenue A, and demolished in 1870."
Gift of Mr. Temple Prime
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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