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W.T. Stead

1849 – 1912

 
 
W.T. Stead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, March 17, 2015
1. W.T. Stead Marker
Inscription.
This tribute to the memory of a journalist of worldwide reknown is erected by American friends and admirers. He met death aboard the Titanic April 15, 1912 and is numbered amongst those who dying nobly enabled others to live.
Finis Coronat Opus

 
Location. 40° 47.086′ N, 73° 57.49′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Fifth Avenue near East 91st Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker ins on the perimeter wall of Central Park. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10128, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of John Purroy Mitchel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Al Hirschfeld (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1025 Park Avenue (approx. 0.4 miles away); Park Avenue Christian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Metropolitan Museum of Art (approx. half a mile away); Ada Louise Huxtable (approx. half a mile away); Arthur Brisbane (approx. half a mile away); Cleopatra’s Needle (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Regarding W.T. Stead. William Thomas Stead was an English newspaper editor and pioneer investigative journalist.
 
Also see . . .  Willian T. Stead entry at Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 11, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on September 11, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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