“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Staten Island in Richmond County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Giovanni Verrazzano

Discovered Staten Island in 1524

Giovanni Verrazzano Marker image. Click for full size.
By Philip Gilson, September 27, 2013
1. Giovanni Verrazzano Marker
Inscription.  Giovanni Verrazzano Native of Florence Italy Discovered Staten Island April 17 1524 Staten Island Italian Historical Society 1956
Erected 1956.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration.
Location. 40° 38.533′ N, 74° 4.567′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Marker is on Richmond Terrace. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: #10 Richmond Terace 10301, Staten Island NY 10301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Commodore John Barry (here, next to this marker); Staten Island World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Hiker (approx. 0.3 miles away); Daniel D. Tompkins (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Watering Place (approx. 0.3 miles away); New Brighton World War II Memorial (approx. half a mile away); 1917 - In Commemoration - 1918 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Neville House (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staten Island.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2015, by Philip Gilson of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 17 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 13, 2015, by Philip Gilson of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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