New York 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 New York, New York, in New York County. 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); University Settlement House (approx. ¼ mile away); The Church of St. TeresaHenry Street Settlement and Neighborhood Playhouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Eldridge Street Synagogue (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 6 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.