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November 5, 1947

 
 
November 5, 1947 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 1, 2021
1. November 5, 1947 Marker
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Crew of Warship Georges Leyques for bringing rare French tapestries to exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicNotable EventsWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the New York, Broadway - The Canyon of Heroes series list. A significant historical date for this entry is November 5, 1947.
 
Location. 40° 42.398′ N, 74° 0.754′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Broadway just south of Exchange Alley, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 85 Broad St, New York NY 10004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. June 9, 1947 (a few steps from this marker); November 18, 1947 (a few steps from this marker); October 25, 1946 (a few steps from this marker); March 15, 1946 (a few steps from this marker); Adrian Block Commemorative Tablet (a few steps from this marker); September 13, 1945 (within shouting distance of this marker); June 19, 1945
November 5, 1947 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 1, 2021
2. November 5, 1947 Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Street Lamppost (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Regarding November 5, 1947. 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 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
 
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Nov. 30, 2021