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June 9, 1947

 
 
June 9, 1947 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 1, 2021
1. June 9, 1947 Marker
Inscription.  
Willie Turnesa, British Amateur Golf Champion, and fellow members of the victorious American Walker Cup Team
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. In addition, it is included in the New York, Broadway - The Canyon of Heroes series list.
 
Location. 40° 42.4′ N, 74° 0.763′ 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: 35 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 25, 1946 (here, next to this marker); November 5, 1947 (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); November 18, 1947 (a few steps from this marker); September 13, 1945 (within shouting distance of this marker); June 19, 1945 (within shouting distance of this marker); September 3, 1936 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
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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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