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Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

20 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238, USA

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About Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch

The Soldiers' and Sailors' Arch is a triumphal arch at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn. Built from 1889 to 1892, the arch is dedicated "To the Defenders of the Union, 1861–1865"

Attractions Near Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch

Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn Museum0.57km from Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch

At 560,000 square feet (52,000 m2), the museum is New York City's third largest in physical size and holds an art collection with roughly 1.5 million works.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Botanic Garden0.75km from Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch

The 52-acre (21 ha) garden holds over 14,000 taxa of plants and has nearly a million visitors each year. It includes a number of specialty "gardens within the Garden", plant collections, the Steinhardt Conservatory that houses the C. V. Starr Bonsai Museum, three climate-themed plant pavilions, a white cast-iron-and-glass aquatic plant house, and an art gallery.

Prospect Park Zoo
Prospect Park Zoo0.93km from Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch

A huge zoo which houses 864 animals representing about 176 species which was operated by the Wildlife Conservation Society. The zoo is located in a serene surrounding and a lot of tourists visits this zoo every day.

Lefferts Historic House
Lefferts Historic House1.09km from Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch

This is a historic house located within Prospect Park in Brooklyn. It is the former home of Continental Army Lieutenant Pieter Lefferts built circa 1783. It currently operates as a museum of family life in Brooklyn in the 19th century. The museum is part of the Historic House Trust,

Old Stone House of Brooklyn
Old Stone House of Brooklyn1.24km from Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch

The Old Stone House is a house located in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City. The Old Stone House was the clubhouse of the Brooklyn Superbas, who later became the Brooklyn Dodgers. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012.

Prospect Park
Prospect Park1.43km from Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch

With an area of 526 acres (213 ha),[5] Prospect Park is the second-largest public park in Brooklyn. Main attractions of the park include the 90-acre (36 ha) Long Meadow; the Picnic House; Litchfield Villa; Prospect Park Zoo; the Boathouse; Concert Grove; Brooklyn's only lake, covering 60 acres (24 ha); and the Prospect Park Bandshell that hosts free outdoor concerts in the summertime. The park also has sports facilities.

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