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September 16, 1949

 
 
September 16, 1949 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 1, 2021
1. September 16, 1949 Marker
Inscription.  
48 European Journalists in celebration of Freedom of the Press Day during their U.S. tour
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsCommunicationsNotable Events. In addition, it is included in the New York, Broadway - The Canyon of Heroes series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 16, 1949.
 
Location. 40° 42.426′ N, 74° 0.729′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Broadway just south of Rector Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 80 Broadway, New York NY 10005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. November 18, 1947 (within shouting distance of this marker); May 24, 1951 (within shouting distance of this marker); October 8, 1951 (within shouting distance of this marker); Adrian Block Commemorative Tablet (within shouting distance of this marker); The Honorable John Watts (within shouting distance of this marker); November 5, 1947 (within shouting distance of this marker); Alexander Hamilton
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Philip Hamilton (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Regarding September 16, 1949. This is one of the 206 sidewalk markers commemorating a NYC ticker-tape parade.
 
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 6, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on October 6, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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