New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Historic Landmarks Preservation Center.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Civil Rights • Women. In addition, it is included in the New York, New York City Historic Landmarks Preservation Center Cultural Medallions series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 9, 1939.
Location. 40° 47.473′ N, 73° 57.181′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Fifth Avenue near East 101st Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10029, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distanceArthur Brisbane (within shouting distance of this marker); The New York Academy of Medicine (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1784 Seal (about 500 feet away); 1686 Seal (about 500 feet away); Museum of the City of New York (about 700 feet away); The Vanderbilt Gate (approx. 0.2 miles away); Before There Was a Park (approx. ¼ mile away); The Ogden Codman Jr House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . .
1. Marian Anderson. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on November 7, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. Denied A Stage, She Sang For A Nation (NPR, 4/9/2014). (Submitted on October 10, 2016.)
3. Marian Anderson Sings at Lincoln Memorial (Youtube.com, 80secs.). (Submitted on October 10, 2016.)
4. Marian Anderson and the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution). The DAR makes amends. (Submitted on October 10, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 293 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 10, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.