Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Giovanni da Verrazano
Location. 40° 36.883′ N, 74° 1.716′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on Fort Hamilton Parkway, on the right when traveling north. between 94th and 95th Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11209, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John J. Carty Park (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named John J. Carty Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1916 Easter Rising Memorial Marker (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Hamilton World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Church of the Generals (was approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported permanently removed. ); Robert E. Lee Tree (was approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported permanently removed. ); 12-Inch Naval Gun, Mark V, Model 8 (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Robert E. Lee (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
More about this marker. The marker is at the north end of John J. Carty park, part of which is used by the Brooklyn approach to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
Regarding Giovanni da Verrazano. The marker most likely commemorates the completion of the Verrazano-Narrows
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 20, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 20, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.