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Financial District in Manhattan in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

August 5, 1938

 
 
August 5, 1938 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 4, 2022
1. August 5, 1938 Marker
Inscription.  Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan for his flight from New York to Ireland instead of his "intended" destination of California
 
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. A significant historical date for this entry is August 5, 1938.
 
Location. 40° 42.377′ N, 74° 0.781′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. It is in the Financial District. Marker is on Broadway north of Morris Street, on the left when traveling north. 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. July 15, 1938 (here, next to this marker); August 1, 1933 (here, next to this marker); July 21, 1933 (here, next to this marker); May 1, 1939 (here, next to this marker); July 26, 1933 (a few steps from this marker); September 3, 1936 (a few steps from this marker); Historic Street Lamppost (a few steps from this marker); McComb Mansion (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 23 times since then and 5 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 6, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Jan. 31, 2023