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Bayside in Queens in Queens County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

James J. Corbett

1866 - 1933

 
 
James Corbett Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Erik Lander, September 9, 2019
1. James Corbett Marker
Inscription.  
World's Heavyweight
Boxing Champion
1892 - 1897

Beloved resident
of Bayside
who resided at
221-04 Corbett Road
1902 - 1933

 
Erected 1971 by Bayside Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1866.
 
Location. 40° 46.21′ N, 73° 45.848′ W. Marker is in Queens, New York, in Queens County. It is in Bayside. Marker is on Corbett Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 221-04 Corbett Road, Bayside NY 11361, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named James J. Corbett (a few steps from this marker); George Grosz / Claudio Arrau (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort Totten Park (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Totten Park (approx. 1.9 miles away); Main Magazine of Fort Totten (approx. 2 miles away); The U.S.S. Newport (approx. 2.8 miles away); The U.S.S. St. Marys
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(approx. 2.8 miles away); Fort Schuyler (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Queens.
 
James J. Corbett Residence and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, February 1, 2023
2. James J. Corbett Residence and Marker
James J. Corbett carte de visite image. Click for full size.
Morrison (courtesy of the New York Public Library)
3. James J. Corbett carte de visite
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2019, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 9, 2019, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York.   2. submitted on February 1, 2023, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   3. submitted on February 4, 2023. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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