East Moriches, New York: 1923 World's Largest Carved Eagle

With a 20-foot wingspan, this was the largest carved eagle in the world when it was unveiled in 1923. Restored, in full color.
Address:
516 Montauk Hwy, East Moriches, NY
Directions:
On the south side of Hwy 80/Montauk Hwy just west of its intersection with Adelaide Ave.
Admission:
Free
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WWI Veterans Monument.

Veteran's Eagle

This is an eagle honoring the Veterans of the World War 1917-1918.

[Kathy B., 01/04/2017]

The eagle was sculpted in 1923 by Theophilus Brouwer, who also created the nearby Globe Strutting Doughboy. The land behind the eagle was once the town school. With a 20-foot wingspan, it was once the largest carved eagle in the world.

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