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City of London, England, United Kingdom
 

Young Mens Christian Association

 
 
Young Mens Christian Association Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 29, 2018
1. Young Mens Christian Association Marker
Inscription.  
Here in 1844 George Williams with eleven other young men employed in the City of London who shared his zeal and vision founded the Young Mens Christian Association in a drapery house on this site in which he worked and lived.

From its beginning in this place inspired of God the association grew to encompass the world.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & Religion.
 
Location. 51° 30.849′ N, 0° 5.976′ W. Marker is in City of London, England. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Ludgate Hill and Ave Maria Lane, on the left when traveling east. Located in St. Paul's Churchyard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of London, England EC4M 8AY, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Grand Lodge of English Freemasons (here, next to this marker); Temple Bar (here, next to this marker); John Wesley (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); St Paul’s Cathedral (about 120 meters away); “Pavls Cross”
Young Mens Christian Association Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 29, 2018
2. Young Mens Christian Association Marker
(about 120 meters away); United Kingdom Firefighters National Memorial (about 150 meters away); Ludgate (about 180 meters away); Vestry House (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of London.
 
Also see . . .
1. The YMCA. (Submitted on May 28, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. The Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 28, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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