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Mail Street 1875-1939

 
 
Mail Street 1875-1939 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2007
1. Mail Street 1875-1939 Marker
One of the few markers with a laser printed illustration still in place.
Inscription.  
This marks the northern curb of Mail Street, which connected Broadway with Park Row. The street was primarily used by Post Office vehicles until the Federal Post Office was demolished in 1939.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 40° 42.739′ N, 74° 0.411′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from Park Row. The marker is in City Hall Park, north of the Mould Fountain on the path between it and City Hall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10038, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jacob Wrey Mould Fountain 1871-1920 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Jacob Wrey Mould Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathan Hale (within shouting distance of this marker); The Federal Post Office 1870-1939 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Croton Fountain 1842-1870 (within shouting distance of this marker); Canadian Burr Oak
Mail Street 1875-1939 Marker site image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, February 15, 2019
2. Mail Street 1875-1939 Marker site
City Hall in the background.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Poles (within shouting distance of this marker); City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  The Lost 1880 City Hall Post Office. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on April 11, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Mail Street image. Click for full size.
By Unknown Photographer
3. Mail Street
The loading dock on Mail Street is clearly visible. Park Row, left; Broadway, right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 23, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 86 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 23, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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