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West Village in Manhattan in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Stonewall Inn

 
 
The Stonewall Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, July 24, 2019
1. The Stonewall Inn Marker
Inscription.  The events that began at the Stonewall Inn in 1969 marked a monumental change for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) Americans. Stonewall, which occupied 51-53 Christopher Street, was a gay bar that was raided on June 28, 1969. Patrons and a crowd outside resisted, and confrontations continued over the next few nights in nearby Christopher Park and the adjacent streets. This uprising catalyzed the LGBTQ civil rights movement, resulting in increased visibility for the community that continues to resonate in the struggle for equality.
New York State Historic Site
2016
 
Erected 2016.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsLaw Enforcement. A significant historical date for this entry is June 28, 1969.
 
Location. 40° 44.027′ N, 74° 0.129′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. It is in West Village. Marker is on Christopher Street near Seventh Avenue South, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 51 Christopher Street, New York NY 10014, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
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distance of this marker. A different marker also named Stonewall Inn (here, next to this marker); General Philip Henry Sheridan (a few steps from this marker); Stonewall Forever (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Stonewall Forever (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Stonewall Forever (a few steps from this marker); Gay Liberation Monument (a few steps from this marker); Ephraim Ellsworth and the New York Fire Zouaves (within shouting distance of this marker); Alex Haley (1921-1992) (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
 
Also see . . .  The Stonewall Inn - 51 and 53 Christopher Street. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on June 18, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Additional keywords. LGBT, LGBTQ
 
The Stonewall Inn image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, July 24, 2019
2. The Stonewall Inn
The Stonewall Uprising 50th anniversary. The marker is by the right door. This is the 1980's bar that replaced the original.
New York Times, May 30, 2015 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By New York Times, May 30, 2015
3. New York Times, May 30, 2015
The Stonewall Inn's original appearance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By New York Times
4. The Stonewall Inn's original appearance
New York Times, June 27 2019
Stonewall National Monument (Christopher Park) is across the street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), June 16, 2023
5. Stonewall National Monument (Christopher Park) is across the street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 579 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 31, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   5. submitted on June 19, 2023, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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