Lower East Side in Manhattan in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The first national service organization created in the United States was founded on October 13, 1843
Dedicated on the occasion of the American Revolution Bicentennial
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is October 13, 1843.
Location. 40° 43.033′ N, 73° 59.329′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. It is in the Lower East Side. Marker is on Essex Street near Grand Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 60 Essex Street, New York NY 10002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 97 Orchard Street (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Orchard Street (about 600 feet away); No Gold? No Dinosaurs? No Long Forgotten Tomb? (about 700 feet away); Kehila Kedosha Janina (approx. 0.2 miles away); Williamsburg Bridge, New York Ira Gershwin (approx. ¼ mile away); University Settlement House (approx. ¼ mile away); The Church of St. Teresa (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 26, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.