Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
(1819 - 1892)
He gave America, and poetry itself, a new voice.
"I am with you, you men and women of a generation or ever so many generations hence. Just as you feel when you look on the river and sky, so I felt..."
— Walt Whitman, Crossing Brooklyn Ferry
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical year for this entry is 1841.
Location. 40° 42.133′ N, 73° 59.6′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on 28 Old Fulton Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eagle Warehouse (here, next to this marker); No. 1 Front Street Conversion (within shouting distance Brooklyn City Railroad Company Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); History in the Park (about 500 feet away); Brookland Ferry Landing (about 600 feet away); Fulton Street Pier (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named History in the Park (about 700 feet away); The Builders of the Bridge (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
Additional keywords. LGBT, LGBTQ, 🏳️🌈
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