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The Fence

 
 
The Fence Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 24, 2009
1. The Fence Marker
Inscription.
After September 11th,thousands of visitors from around the world flooded the sidewalks around St. Paulís and posted ribbons, letters, photographs, and numerous personal items on the fence. People transformed the Chapelís wrought iron fence into a spontaneous memorial, expressing their anguish and loss.
 
Location. 40° 42.699′ N, 74° 0.596′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Click for map. Marker is located in the churchyard behind St. Paul's 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. George Frederick Cooke (here, next to this marker); The Building (a few steps from this marker); The Churchyard (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Paulís and the World Trade Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Bell of Hope (within shouting distance of this marker); 100 Year-Old Sycamore (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic St. Paulís Chapel (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.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
The Fence Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 24, 2009
2. The Fence Marker
St. Paul's Churchyard image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 24, 2009
3. St. Paul's Churchyard
The former site of the World Trade Center can be seen in the background of the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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