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The Churchyard

 
 
The Churchyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 24, 2009
1. The Churchyard Marker
Inscription.
After September 11th, debris from the collapse of the World Trade Center covered the streets of lower Manhattan. Soot, papers, computer monitors, window blinds, and other items from the towers filled St. Paulís churchyard. The churchyard re-opened to the public on November 3, 2003, more than two years after the tragedy.
 
Location. 40° 42.686′ N, 74° 0.576′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from Vesey Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located in the churchyard behind St. Paulís Chapel. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bell of Hope (here, next to this marker); The Building (a few steps from this marker); St. Paulís and the World Trade Center (a few steps from this marker); 100 Year-Old Sycamore (a few steps from this marker); Historic St. Paulís Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fence (within shouting distance of this marker); George Frederick Cooke (within shouting distance of this marker); New York County Lawyers Association (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker.
Marker at St. Paul's Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 24, 2009
2. Marker at St. Paul's Chapel
The right side of the marker features a photo of St. Paulís churchyard.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.
 
St. Paul's Churchyard image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 24, 2009
3. St. Paul's Churchyard
Ground Zero, the former site of the World Trade Center, can be seen behind the marker.
St. Paul's Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 24, 2009
4. St. Paul's Chapel
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 418 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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