Thursday, December 9, 2010
On Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, at 9:45 a.m. -- 50 years to the day of the tragic crash -- Green-Wood Cemetery will be honoring those who perished, both in the sky and on the ground, by unveiling a new eight-foot memorial. The granite monument will stand sentinel near the gravesite where the unidentified remains of victims have rested for half a century.
This special unveiling ceremony and memorial service are co-sponsored by New York Methodist Hospital and the Park Slope Civic Council, and are free to the public. Participants will gather at the cemetery's main entrance at 25th Street and Fifth Avenue at 9:45 a.m. The service will begin promptly at 10 a.m.
Please RSVP with Isabella Vlacci at 718-210-3024.
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