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Peter Caesar Alberti

 
 
Peter Caesar Alberti Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
1. Peter Caesar Alberti Marker
Inscription.  
First Italian settler
landed in N.Y. June 2, 1635

Through the efforts of
John N. LaCorte founder of
the Italian Historical Society
of America
June 2, has been proclaimed
“Alberti Day”
                        A. Ottavino

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 40° 42.285′ N, 74° 0.833′ W. Marker was in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker could be reached from the intersection of Broadway and Battery Place, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located at Bowling Green. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: New York NY 10004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House / National Museum of the American Indian (a few steps from this marker); Bowling Green Fence (a few steps from this marker); Bowling Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Amsterdam (within shouting distance of this marker); George T. Delacorte
Peter Caesar Alberti Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
2. Peter Caesar Alberti Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Places of Exchange (within shouting distance of this marker); George Gustav Heye (within shouting distance of this marker); Sharing the Circle (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. The marker was originally placed in Battery Park on June 2, 1958 as part of the commemoration of New York State's 'Year of History". A new marker with different wording has replaced it there.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The new Peter Caesar Alberti memorial in Battery Park.
 
Also see . . .  Pietro Cesare Alberti. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on February 28, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Bowling Green Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
3. Bowling Green Fountain
This fountain is located just north of the marker.
Peter Caesar Alberti Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 25, 2016
4. Peter Caesar Alberti Marker
Currently, it is located at the Grand Street entrance of the Italian-American Museum (the former Stabile Bank building) at Mulberry and Grand Streets in "Little Italy".
Peter Caesar Alberti Marker, missing again image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, February 15, 2019
5. Peter Caesar Alberti Marker, missing again
The Italian-American Museum sold the building and will return to new quarters at the site. Perhaps the marker will re-appear then.
Pietro Cesare Alberto (1608 - 1655) image. Click for full size.
From Geni.com, unknown
6. Pietro Cesare Alberto (1608 - 1655)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 733 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on February 28, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 18, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on July 25, 2016, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   5. submitted on February 16, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   6. submitted on February 28, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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