Financial District in Manhattan in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
July 26, 1933
Wiley Post for the first solo flight around the world (7 days, 18 hours, 49 minutes)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. In addition, it is included in the New York, Broadway - The Canyon of Heroes series list.
Location. 40° 42.375′ N, 74° 0.786′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. It is in the Financial District. Marker is on Broadway just north of Morris Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 39 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. McComb Mansion (here, next to this marker); August 1, 1933 (here, next to this marker); July 21, 1933 (here, next to this marker); July 15, 1938 (here, next to this marker); June 20, 1932 (here, next to this marker); August 5, 1938 (a few steps from this marker); May 1, 1939 (a few steps from this marker); October 26, 1931 (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
Regarding July 26, 1933. This is one of the 206 sidewalk markers
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 January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 2 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on October 3, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.