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City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

The Club

 
 
The Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 16, 2018
1. The Club Marker
Inscription.  Here in the former Turk's Head Tavern Dr. Samuel Johnson & Joshua Reynolds founded The Club in 1764.
 
Erected by City of Westminster, Honsway C&E Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 51° 30.719′ N, 0° 7.843′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Gerrard Street just east of Dean Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 Gerrard Street, City of Westminster, England W1D 5PP, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Penny Post (a few steps from this marker); John Dryden (a few steps from this marker); Edmund Burke (within shouting distance of this marker); Mont Blanc Restaurant (within shouting distance of this marker); Pizza Express (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Former Wardour Street Clubs (about 120 meters away); The Admiral Duncan Pub (about 150 meters away); The 2i's Coffee Bar (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Also see . . .  The Club (dining club) (Wikipedia)
The Club Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 16, 2018
2. The Club Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here just to the left of the red New Loon Moon Supermarket sign.
. "The Club or Literary Club is a London dining club founded in February 1764 by the artist Joshua Reynolds and essayist Samuel Johnson, with Edmund Burke, the Irish philosopher-politician." (Submitted on February 7, 2020.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
 
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Sep. 19, 2020