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The Freedom Tree

 
 
The Freedom Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2005
1. The Freedom Tree Marker
Inscription.  The Freedom Tree
with the vision of universal freedom for all mankind
this tree is dedicated to the Men of New York State
and all Prisoners of War and Missing in Action
1973
 
Erected 1973.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Heroes.
 
Location. 40° 42.757′ N, 74° 0.451′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Memorial can be reached from Broadway near Park Place, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. British Soldiers' Barracks (a few steps from this marker); Liberty Poles (a few steps from this marker); The Bridewell 1775-1838 (within shouting distance of this marker); Woolworth Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Declaration of Independence (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Woolworth Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Jacob Wrey Mould Fountain
The Freedom Tree and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, December 2013
2. The Freedom Tree and Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Wrey Mould Fountain 1871-1920 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  . The official NYC Parks description of the memorial. (Submitted on February 27, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 27, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 27, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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