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The Neighborhood - Little Italy

 
 
The Neighborhood - Little Italy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 25, 2016
1. The Neighborhood - Little Italy Marker
Inscription.  Most came from Southern Italy from 1900-1914. There were some 4 million. Many stayed here in Little Italy. And it became “The Neighborhood,” from Bleeker St. on the north to Canal St. on the south, Lafayette St. on the west to the Bowery on the east. Most had no money, no education, and no special skills. But they had their families, their church, their wits, and a fierce determination to thrive. They did.

Donated by Ciao, Little Italy - The National Italian American Foundation 2011 Andrews Lefevre Studios
 
Erected by The National Italian American Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 43.428′ N, 73° 59.734′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Mulberry Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 263 Mulberry Street, New York NY 10012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Play Street - Little Italy (here, next to this marker); “I Absolve You” (a few steps from this marker);

The Old St. Patrick's Cathedral rectory at 263 Mulberry Street. image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 25, 2016
2. The Old St. Patrick's Cathedral rectory at 263 Mulberry Street.
The marker is visible near the tree on the right.
St. John N. Neumann (within shouting distance of this marker); Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral (within shouting distance of this marker); Ancient Order of Hibernians (within shouting distance of this marker); Within These Grounds Are Buried The Pioneering Priests (within shouting distance of this marker); Fourteenth Ward Industrial School of the Children’s Aid Society (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sisters of Charity (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. The marker is at the Old St. Patrick's rectory.
 
Also see . . .  Old St. Patrick's Rectory -- No. 263 Mulberry Street. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on April 13, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Ancillary marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 25, 2016
3. Ancillary marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 17, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 136 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on April 30, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 17, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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Nov. 30, 2020