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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.

516 Montauk Hwy, East Moriches, NY
On the south side of Hwy 80/Montauk Hwy just west of its intersection with Adelaide Ave.
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Eagle Carving.

Eagle Carving

1923 carved eagle.

[Carlos V, 04/16/2024]

This World War I memorial features what was at the time the world's largest carved eagle, with a 20-foot wingspan. It was give a fresh coat of paint in the 2010s.

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.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Shark Mouth Seafood Store EntranceShark Mouth Seafood Store Entrance, Center Moriches, NY - < 1 mi.
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World War I Monument: Globe Strutting DoughboyWorld War I Monument: Globe Strutting Doughboy, Eastport, NY - 3 mi.
In the region:
New Haven Green: Bodies Underfoot, New Haven, CT - 36 mi.

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