New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
President of Mexico (1858-1872)
Born in Guelatao, Oaxaca, of humble origins, Juarez established the foundation for the Mexican Republic. In 1867, he defeated the French invasion, thus preserving the independence of Mexico.
Gift from the people and government of Oaxaca, Mexico, to the City of New York.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
Location. 40° 45.229′ N, 73° 59.081′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Sixth Avenue north of West 40th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Bryant Park, New York NY 10018, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Early Bryant Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); The Garment District Mural (within shouting distance of this marker); The Crystal Palace (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mercury Theatre (about 300 feet away); Buildings Overlooking Bryant ParkAmerican-Standard Building (about 400 feet away); Reservoir Square (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . .
1. Benito Juarez. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on September 6, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. Benito Juarez Monument. Official NYCP&R description. (Submitted on September 6, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 59 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 6, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.