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Central Harlem in Manhattan in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dr. Godfrey Nurse

Lenox Terrace Path of Promise

 
 
Dr. Godfrey Nurse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 5, 2022
1. Dr. Godfrey Nurse Marker
Inscription.  In 1932, Dr. Godfrey Nurse was selected to be the first Black Presidential elector by the Democratic Party. The founder of Harlem's Godfrey Nurse Research Laboratory, Dr. Nurse was a generous philanthropist, community activist and one of the driving forces behind the development of Lenox Terrace.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCharity & Public WorkGovernment & PoliticsIndustry & CommerceScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1932.
 
Location. 40° 48.713′ N, 73° 56.317′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. It is in Central Harlem. Marker is on 5th Avenue south of West 135th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2186 5th Ave, New York NY 10037, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Howard Bennett Playground (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The New York Age (approx. 0.2 miles away); Zora Neale Hurston (approx. ¼ mile away); Mr. Marcus Garvey (approx. ¼ mile away);
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The First Vest-Pocket Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harlem YMCA (approx. 0.3 miles away); Langston Hughes House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Romare H. Bearden (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
 
Dr. Godfrey Nurse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 5, 2022
2. Dr. Godfrey Nurse Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 10, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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