Bayside in Queens in Queens County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
James J. Corbett
Erected by New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Sports. In addition, it is included in the New York, New York City Historic Landmarks Preservation Center Cultural Medallions series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
Location. 40° 46.211′ N, 73° 45.841′ W. Marker is in Queens, New York, in Queens County. It is in Bayside. Marker is on Corbett Road just east of 221st Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 221-04 Corbett Rd, Bayside NY 11361, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named James J. Corbett (a few steps from this marker); George Grosz / Claudio Arrau (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Totten Park (approx. Fort Totten Park (approx. 1.9 miles away); Main Magazine of Fort Totten (approx. 2 miles away); The U.S.S. Newport (approx. 2.8 miles away); The U.S.S. St. Marys (approx. 2.8 miles away); Fort Schuyler (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Queens.
Also see . . . James J. Corbett (International Boxing Hall of Fame).
"A NEW BREED of boxer was born when James J. Corbett won the heavyweight title from John L. Sullivan in 1892. Corbett was an educated man who practiced the science of boxing. He broke the mold of the stereotypical brawling prizefighter."(Submitted on March 10, 2022.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 10, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 10, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 3. submitted on March 10, 2022.