New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
October 25, 1946
Col. Clarence S. Irvine, Commander of the B-29 Dreamboat, and his crew of army airmen for their Honolulu-to-Cairo flight over the North Pole
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Exploration. In addition, it is included in the New York, Broadway - The Canyon of Heroes series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 25, 1946.
Location. 40° 42.397′ N, 74° 0.765′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Broadway just south of Exchange Alley, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 51 Broadway, New York NY 10006, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. October 23, 1946 (here, next to this marker); February 7, 1947 (here, next to this marker); May 2, 1947 (here, next to this marker); June 9, 1947 (here, next to this marker); March 15, 1946 (here, next to this marker); November 5, 1947 (a few steps from this marker); September 13, 1945 (a few steps from this marker); December 14, 1945 (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Regarding October 25, 1946.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Broadway - The Canyon of Heroes: This is the explanatory marker for all the similar strips embedded in the sidewalk to commemorate the dates and honorees of a ticker-tape parade.
Also see . . . The History Of New York’s Ticker-Tape Parades. Downtown Alliance website entry:
Links to listing and backgrounds of all 206 parades to date (Submitted on October 29, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 22 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on October 3, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.