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Simple and Moving

Seeing the Kneeling Fireman on 9-11 week was very moving and beautiful. Confused as to its... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
H4WKS12
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Fate

We found this statue by sheer fate. We were around Rockefeller heading home when we saw this across... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Jill L
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

Seeing the Kneeling Fireman on 9-11 week was very moving and beautiful. Confused as to its location, as closer to the 9-11 memorial would have seemed more appropriate and easier for others to see, however, I am so glad we stopped and took a moment...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We found this statue by sheer fate. We were around Rockefeller heading home when we saw this across the street. It is beautiful!

Thank Jill L
Reviewed 1 May 2018

The committee members of the Fire Fighters Memorial Foundation of Missouri worked hard to design a fitting memorial to the fire fighters throughout the state who were lost on active duty. In addition to the wall on which were inscribed the names of the fallen,...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

A very nice monument to firefighters, with an interesting history (read the wall plaque to find out more). It won't bring anyone to tears, and its location is off the beaten path, but it's simplicity and honesty make it a worthwhile stop.

1  Thank YoNort
Reviewed 21 March 2018

We had heard about 'The Kneeling Fireman' so made a special point of visiting this memorial on the last day of our short vacation in New York. The memorial is situated in front of the Emigrant Bank building in 43rd Street between Madison Avenue and...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Although this monument was commissioned before the 9/11 attack, it has come to symbolize the role of the fire fighter in that tragic event. There is a good information wall plaque and a fireman's payer as part memorial. If you visit Grand Central station don't...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This kneeling fireman on 43rd street is a tribute to all those very brave men that saved and continue to save countless lives. There is a plaque describing the history and story and does choke you up. Came across this by chance.

2  Thank rayrest
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I stumbled across this statue while walking to the PABT. It is a powerful and moving statue. There is a plaque that tells the history of the statue and there is also a plaque with the Firefighter's Prayer.

1  Thank REALGrunge
Reviewed 14 May 2017

As a former firefighter, this tore my heart out. We walked (over 30 miles in 3 days) and passed many small stations. We paused at each for a silent prayer. We came across the statue unexpectedly. It took my breath away.

1  Thank ChesterNS
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Beautiful tribute to fearless everyday heros. neatly tucked next to emigrants bank , we stumbled upon it walking to times square.

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