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Wall Street Palisade

 
 
Wall Street Palisade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 3, 2018
1. Wall Street Palisade Marker
The marker in front of Federal Hall, in a newly cobblestone-paved section of Wall Street.
Inscription.  
Wall Street Palisade
1653-1669
Wall Street is named for a defensive wall of logs known as a palisade, erected in 1653 along the northern border of New Amsterdam.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts and Castles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1653.
 
Location. 40° 42.425′ N, 74° 0.632′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from Wall Street near Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. On this site in Federal Hall (a few steps from this marker); Ohio Company of Associates (a few steps from this marker); J.P. Morgan Building (a few steps from this marker); J. P. Morgan (a few steps from this marker); 1 Wall Street / 14 Wall Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Let Freedom Ring (within shouting distance of this marker); Federal Hall National Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Federal Hall National Monument (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Related marker.
Wall Street Palisade site image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 3, 2018
2. Wall Street Palisade site
This length of the palisade is marked by wood-simulated support posts locations.
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Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The earlier New York Community Trust plaque "Site of the Wall of New Amsterdam".
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 36 times this year. Last updated on December 29, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 4, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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