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Adoption of the Constitution

 
 
Adoption of the Constitution Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 23, 2012
1. Adoption of the Constitution Marker
Inscription.
To commemorate
The Adoption of the Constitution
of the United States of America

Sept. 17th, 1787
The tree was planted on the
150th Anniversary
by
The National Society of
Colonial Dames
in the State of New York
Van Cortlandt Park – 1937

 
Erected 1937 by National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of New York.
 
Location. 40° 53.466′ N, 73° 53.685′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker can be reached from Broadway (U.S. 9), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in Van Cortlandt Park, next to the Van Cortlandt House. Marker is in this post office area: Bronx NY 10471, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Prison Window (here, next to this marker); Cortlandt House (a few steps from this marker); Van Cortlandt Mansion (a few steps from this marker); Van Cortlandt House (a few steps from this marker); Major General Porter (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Cortlandt House Museum (within shouting distance
Adoption of the Constitution Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 23, 2012
2. Adoption of the Constitution Marker
of this marker); Memorial Grove (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sgt. John Basilone (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Bronx.
 
Categories. Government
 
Adoption of the Constitution Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 23, 2012
3. Adoption of the Constitution Marker
Marker in Van Cortlandt Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 23, 2012
4. Marker in Van Cortlandt Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 466 times since then and 25 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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