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The Churchyard

 
 
The Churchyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 24, 2009
1. The Churchyard Marker
Inscription.  
After September 11th, debris from the collapse of the World Trade Center covered the streets of lower Manhattan. Soot, papers, computer monitors, window blinds, and other items from the towers filled St. Paul’s churchyard. The churchyard re-opened to the public on November 3, 2003, more than two years after the tragedy.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is September 11, 1944.
 
Location. 40° 42.686′ N, 74° 0.576′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from Vesey Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located in the churchyard behind St. Paul’s Chapel. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Holt (here, next to this marker); Bell of Hope (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Bell of Hope (a few steps from this marker); The Building (a few steps from this marker); St. Paul’s and the World Trade Center (a few steps from
Marker at St. Paul's Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 24, 2009
2. Marker at St. Paul's Chapel
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this marker); Lt. Col. E.M. Bechet, Sieur de Rochefontaine (a few steps from this marker); St. Paul's Chapel - the Building (a few steps from this marker); 100 Year-Old Sycamore (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. The right side of the marker features a photo of St. Paul’s churchyard.
 
St. Paul's Churchyard image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 24, 2009
3. St. Paul's Churchyard
Ground Zero, the former site of the World Trade Center, can be seen behind the marker.
St. Paul's Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 24, 2009
4. St. Paul's Chapel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 510 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 14, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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