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Tsunami Memorial

 
 
Tsunami Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 13, 2013
1. Tsunami Memorial Marker
Inscription. In honor and remembrance of the people who lost their lives during the earthquake and tsunami of 2011
JAA of NY
April 23, 2011
 
Erected 2011 by JAA of NY.
 
Location. 40° 44.692′ N, 73° 50.652′ W. Marker is in Queens, New York, in Queens County. Marker is on United Nations Avenue South. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corona NY 11368, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Theaterama (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The New York State Pavilion became a movie set (about 500 feet away); Restaurant (about 500 feet away); The Architect (about 500 feet away); Skate Rental (about 500 feet away); “Lucy Day” at the New York World’s Fair (about 500 feet away); New York State Pavilion (about 500 feet away); Remnants from the ruins (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Queens.
 
Regarding Tsunami Memorial. The marker is in Flushing Meadows Park, site of the 1964-54 World's Fair.
 
Categories. Disasters
 
Tsunami Memorial marker on the Court of Nations image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 13, 2013
2. Tsunami Memorial marker on the Court of Nations
The Unisphere, symbol of the 1964-65 World's Fair in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 89 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 24, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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