Item 1073 - Salutation from the Town of Hempstead

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ZA COM MR-T-1-4-1073


Salutation from the Town of Hempstead


  • August 1995 (Creation)

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 4/01/12

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Award recognizing brotherhood and friendship with Mr Mandela from the Town of Hempstead in New York, USA

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Plaque consists of black plate mounted on medium dark wood foundation. Gold medal is affixed to center of black plate. Medal has the seal of the United States in the centre, with a small banner reading "Nassau County." Circling the image is the following text: Town of Hempstead, N.Y., Founded 1644.
Black plate is engraved in gold with the following text:
Presented to
President Nelson Mandela
In Brotherhood and Friendship
on behalf of the
Town of Hempstead
Gregory P Peterson
Presiding supervisor
Richard V Guardino, Jr.
Council Members:
Patrick A. Zagarino
Curtis B Fisher
Bruce A Blakeman
Joseph J Kearney
Anthony J Santino
Joseph J Ra

Daniel M Fisher, Jr
Town Clerk
Angie M Cullin
Receiver of Taxes

August 1995

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0479

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