Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Edward Robinson Squibb
This park is named in honor of Edward Robinson Squibb M.D. one of the founders of modern American medical chemistry and a pioneer in the building of a pharmaceutical industry in the United States. His first small laboratory, opened in 1858, was located just a short distance from this site.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
Location. 40° 42.055′ N, 73° 59.73′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker can be reached from Columbia Place north of Cranberry Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Squibb Park, Brooklyn NY 11201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brooklyn City Railroad Company Building (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eagle Warehouse (about 800 feet away); Walt Whitman (about 800 feet away); History in the Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fulton Street Pier Brookland Ferry Landing (approx. 0.2 miles away); No. 1 Front Street Conversion (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
Regarding Edward Robinson Squibb. Squibb's company is now part of Bristol-Myers-Squibb.
Also see . . .
1. The Thing and The Big Boss. A Squibb family history. (Submitted on December 6, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. The Life and Death of the Squibb Bridge,. "Forgotten New York" entry. (Submitted on December 6, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 6, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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