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Showing posts with label Union Square 1917. Show all posts

20 April 2011

New York, 1917: Landship Recruit on Union Square

The U.S.S. Recruit, a wooden battleship erected by the Navy, served as a World War I recruiting station at Union Square from 1917 to 1920, when it "set sail" for Coney Island.