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Liberty Poles

 
 
Liberty Poles Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
1. Liberty Poles Marker
Inscription.  Here in the ancient commons of the city, where before the time of our national independence five liberty poles were successively set up, this flag pole of 1921 is placed in grateful remembrance of all lovers of our country who have died that the liberty won on these shores might be the heritage of the world.
 
Location. 40° 42.752′ N, 74° 0.448′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Broadway, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located in City Hall Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10279, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. British Soldiers' Barracks (here, next to this marker); The Freedom Tree (a few steps from this marker); The Bridewell 1775-1838 (within shouting distance of this marker); Woolworth Building (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Woolworth Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Declaration of Independence
Marker in City Hall Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
2. Marker in City Hall Park
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Jacob Wrey Mould Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Wrey Mould Fountain 1871-1920 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Liberty Flagstaff. Official NYC Parks description. (Submitted on February 24, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Categories. Patriots & Patriotism
 
Liberty Poles Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, February 15, 2019
3. Liberty Poles Marker
The marker in relation to the Bridewell site.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 776 times since then and 41 times this year. Last updated on February 20, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on February 20, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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