“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Ithaca in Tompkins County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Haley Birthplace

Haley Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Susan A. Dalaba
1. Haley Birthplace Marker
Inscription.  In this house, Alex Haley, noted author of Roots, and the autobiography of Malcolm X, was born on August 11, 1921
Erected 2020 by The Legacy Foundation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansArts, Letters, Music. A significant historical date for this entry is August 11, 1921.
Location. 42° 26.676′ N, 76° 30.102′ W. Marker is in Ithaca, New York, in Tompkins County. Marker is on Cascadilla Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is between First and Second Streets. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 212 Cascadilla Street, Ithaca NY 14850, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tuskegee Airman (a few steps from this marker); Uranus (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ithaca's First Fire Bell (about 600 feet away); Site of First Court House (approx. 0.2 miles away); First White Settlers (approx. ¼ mile away); The Oregon Mission (approx. ¼ mile away); Tompkins County World War II Honor Roll
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Tompkins County Civil War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ithaca.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2020, by Susan A. Dalaba of Cortland, New York. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 43 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 5, 2020, by Susan A. Dalaba of Cortland, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Sep. 22, 2023