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William Shakespeare

 
 
William Shakespeare Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 1, 2015
1. William Shakespeare Marker
Inscription.  Erected by citizens of New York
April 23 1864
The three hundredth anniversary of the birth of Shakespeare

 
Erected 1864 by Citizens of New York.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical date for this entry is April 23, 1864.
 
Location. 40° 46.189′ N, 73° 58.343′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from The Mall. The marker is in Central Park at the part of The Mall known as Literary Walk. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10019, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Columbus (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Burns Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir Walter Scott (within shouting distance of this marker); William John Liebig (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Balto (about 400 feet away); Transverse Road #1 (about 400 feet away); The Children’s District (about 500 feet away); Lehman Gates (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Central Park / William Shakespeare
"William Shakespeare" image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 1, 2015
2. "William Shakespeare"
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. Official NYC Parks description. (Submitted on April 13, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
The start of Literary Walk image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 1, 2015
3. The start of Literary Walk
Literary Walk is lined with statues of famous writers.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on September 14, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 13, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on September 14, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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