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American Merchant Marine

 
 
American Merchant Marine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 25, 2009
1. American Merchant Marine Marker
Inscription.  
This tablet dedicated
to the memory of the men of the
American Merchant Marine
who gave their lives in the World War that liberty should perpetually endure.
“These men rendered one of the greatest services that could have been done for our nation and civilizationís cause. Hundreds of precious lives were lost – a loss that can never be made up by their country.”
Warren G. Harding

Presented to the Nation by the
William H. McClelland Post
No. 1 U.A.W.V. (U.S. Shipping Board Division)
on May 30, 1921.
Donated by William H. Todd

 
Erected by William H. McClelland Post No. 1 U.A.W.V. (U.S. Shipping Board Division).
 
Location. 40° 42.266′ N, 74° 0.833′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and Bowling Green, on the right when traveling south on Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is on the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, just south of Bowling Green. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of
Marker on the U.S. Custom House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 25, 2009
2. Marker on the U.S. Custom House
Marker is located just south of Bowling Green park.
this marker. George Gustav Heye (here, next to this marker); Sharing the Circle (here, next to this marker); Places of Exchange (here, next to this marker); “North America” sculpted by Daniel Chester French (here, next to this marker); The Marketplace (here, next to this marker); Drawn To The City (a few steps from this marker); Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House / National Museum of the American Indian (within shouting distance of this marker); ...to Manhattan (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Additional comments.
1. Marker Location
This marker is affixed to the outside of what is now the American Museum of the American Indian.
    — Submitted August 8, 2010, by Daniele Gates of Brooklyn, New York.

 
Categories. MilitaryWar, World I
 
Marker in Downtown Manhattan image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 25, 2009
3. Marker in Downtown Manhattan
Marker is found at the entrance of the National Museum of the American Indian.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 982 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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