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Old Glory Atop The Empire State Building

 
 
Old Glory Atop The Empire State Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 19, 2018
1. Old Glory Atop The Empire State Building Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the
Defenders of Freedom
...around the world
The Armed Forces of the U.S.A.
this 13th day of May 1968 by
Rear Admiral Francis D. Foley, U.S.N.
Commandant Third Naval District

 
Erected 1968 by U.S.N. Third Naval District, and the Empire State Building.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, ColdWar, KoreanWar, Vietnam.
 
Location. 40° 44.93′ N, 73° 59.131′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on the east side of the Empire State Building's 86th Floor Observation Deck. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 West 34th Street, New York NY 10001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 7 West 34th Street (here, next to this marker); The Empire State Building (within shouting distance of this marker); 33rd Street Between Fifth Avenue and Broadway (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Empire State Building
Old Glory Atop The Empire State Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 19, 2018
2. Old Glory Atop The Empire State Building and Marker
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(about 300 feet away); B. Altman & Company (about 400 feet away); The Former Aberdeen Hotel (about 500 feet away); Broadway Tabernacle Church (about 600 feet away); Jackie Robinson (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. Access to the marker is only by paid admission to the observation deck.
 
View from near marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 19, 2018
3. View from near marker
View from near marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, May 28, 2022
4. View from near marker
Nearby Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker
5. Nearby Marker
Triangulation Station - Official Geodetic Marker - World’s Tallest Building - 1970.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 184 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 20, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4, 5. submitted on June 4, 2022, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.

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