Financial District in Manhattan in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
After September 11th, thousands of visitors from around the world flooded the sidewalks around St. Paul’s and posted ribbons, letters, photographs, and numerous personal items on the fence. People transformed the Chapel’s wrought iron fence into a spontaneous memorial, expressing their anguish and loss.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is September 11, 1839.
Location. 40° 42.699′ N, 74° 0.596′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. It is in the Financial District. 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. George Frederick Cooke (here, next to this marker); Standing Against All Odds (a few steps from this marker); Majors Job Sumner and John Lucas (a few steps from this marker); George I. Eacker (a few steps from this marker); St. Paul's Chapel - the Building (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Col. E.M. Bechet, Sieur de Rochefontaine A Historic Landmark (a few steps from this marker); The Building (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 June 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 657 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 4. submitted on March 25, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.