Sphinx Statues at the Mausoleum of Frank Winfield Woolworth - Bronx NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 40° 53.306 W 073° 52.562
18T E 594687 N 4526980
Quick Description: There are two sphinx statues in the front of the mausoleum of Frank Winfield Woolworth, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx NY. He was the founder of the F.W. Woolworth Co.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 9/16/2021 11:06:11 AM
Waymark Code: WM14Z7B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
Views: 1

Long Description:
He is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in Pine Plot, Section 123/135, Woolworth Mausoleum.

From Wikipedia
"Frank Winfield Woolworth (April 13, 1852 – April 8, 1919) was an American entrepreneur, the founder of F. W. Woolworth Company, and the operator of variety stores known as "Five-and-Dimes" (5- and 10-cent stores or dime stores) which featured a selection of low-priced merchandise. He pioneered the now-common practices of buying merchandise directly from manufacturers and fixing the selling prices on items, rather than haggling. He was also the first to use self-service display cases, so that customers could examine what they wanted to buy without the help of a sales clerk."

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Style: Egyptian

Medium: granite

Head Type: Woman

Website: [Web Link]

Street Address:
4199 Webster Avenue
Bronx, NY United States

Statue Name: Not listed

Specify Other Head: Not listed

Head Namesake: Not listed

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