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Star of Hope

 
 
Star of Hope Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 6, 2020
1. Star of Hope Marker
Inscription.  
This star commemorates the first public Christmas tree dedication in the United States on December 21, 1912 and conveys the spirit of hope, peace and goodwill all year long.
 
Erected by Mad.Sq.Pk.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 40° 44.485′ N, 73° 59.313′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on East 23rd Street east of Broadway, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Madison Square Park, New York NY 10010, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William H. Seward (within shouting distance of this marker); Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the New York City Pride March (within shouting distance of this marker); New York Fire Department – City of New York (within shouting distance of this marker); Eternal Light Flagstaff (within shouting distance of this marker); To Our Heroes (within shouting distance of this marker); Metropolitan Life Tower
The Star of Hope image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 6, 2020
2. The Star of Hope
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fifth Avenue Building (about 300 feet away); 200 Fifth Avenue Clock (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Star of Hope, Madison Square. Forgotten New York entry (Submitted on November 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
The Star of Hope image. Click for full size.
By NYC Parks, Unknown
3. The Star of Hope
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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Nov. 27, 2020