“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory

(Asch Building)

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, April 26, 2012
1. Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Marker
Has been designated a National Historic Landmark
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in which 146 workers died occured here on March 25, 1911.
This building possesses national significance in commemorating the history of The United States of America.
National Parks Service
United States Department of the Interior

Erected 1991.
Location. 40° 43.785′ N, 73° 59.719′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Washington Place. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23 Washington Place, New York NY 10003, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Triangle Fire (here, next to this marker); Brown Building (here, next to this marker); John W Draper and the Founding of the American Chemical Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Cervantes (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington Arch (about 700 feet away); Colonnade Row (approx. 0.2 miles away); Judson Memorial Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bella Abzug (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
Categories. Disasters
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 23 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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