Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Washington A. Roebling
Builder of the Brooklyn Bridge
The engineering miracle of its day:
the longest suspension bridge in the world
Erected 1973 by Society of Old Brooklynites.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Bridges & Viaducts • Man-Made Features.
Location. 40° 41.614′ N, 73° 59.394′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on Court Street near Montague Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Cashmore (within shouting distance of this marker); Christopher Columbus (within shouting distance of this marker); Brooklyn Heights (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Where the Dodgers Made Baseball History and Jackie Robinson Changed America (about 300 feet away); Brooklyn Borough Hall (about 400 feet away); Brooklyn Municipal Building (about Henry Ward Beecher (about 500 feet away); Seeing Into Tomorrow (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
More about this marker. The marker is in Columbus Park, near the 360 Adams Street entrance to Kings County Supreme Court.
Also see . . . Washington Roebling. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on April 17, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 7, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 7, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 3. submitted on April 17, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 4. submitted on May 7, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.