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Washington A. Roebling

 
 
Washington A. Roebling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 3, 2019
1. Washington A. Roebling Marker
Inscription.  Builder of the Brooklyn Bridge
1870-1883
The engineering miracle of its day:
the longest suspension bridge in the world
Society of Old Brooklynites
1973
 
Erected 1973 by Society of Old Brooklynites.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureBridges & ViaductsMan-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); 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 500 feet away); United States Post Office / Main Brooklyn Post Office
Washington A. Roebling marker in Columbus Park image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 3, 2019
2. Washington A. Roebling marker in Columbus Park
Brooklyn Borough Hall in the distance
(about 600 feet away); Brooklyn Heights Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Church of the Saviour (approx. 0.2 miles 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.) 
 
Washington A. Roebling image. Click for full size.
from Wikipedia, unknown
3. Washington A. Roebling
The Brooklyn Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2008
4. The Brooklyn Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 7, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 106 times since then. 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.
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