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City of London, England, United Kingdom
 

The Daily Express

Hind Court

 
 
The Daily Express Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
1. The Daily Express Marker
Inscription. [Inset within a reproduction of the front page of the first edition of The Daily Express is the marker text:]

Tuesday, 24th April, 1900
The first edition of the Daily Express was
published in Fleet Street. It was one of the
first papers in Britain to carry gossip,
sports, women's features, and a crossword.

 
Location. 51° 30.858′ N, 0° 6.444′ W. Marker is in City of London, England. Marker is at the intersection of Hind Court and Fleet Street, on the left when traveling east on Hind Court. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 149 Fleet Street, City of London, England EC4A 2BU, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. All the Year Round, conducted by Charles Dickens (a few steps from this marker); Two Famous Clockmakers (a few steps from this marker); The Standard (a few steps from this marker); Anti-Corn-Law League (a few steps from this marker); Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese (a few steps from this marker); Bolt Court (a few steps from this marker); The Tipperary (within shouting distance of this marker); Bradbury & Evans (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of London.
 
More about this marker.
The Daily Express Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
2. The Daily Express Marker - Wide View
The marker is set in the sidewalk at the entrance to Hind Court, one of several such sidewalk markers placed at the entrance of pedestrian passages on the north side of Fleet Street.
 
Also see . . .  Daily Express: A chequered history (BBC News, January 25, 2001). "The Daily Express was once the biggest selling daily newspaper in the world, but with the departure of its editor Rosie Boycott and falling sales, its fortunes have been mixed in recent years....Founded in 1900, it was the first newspaper to carry news instead of adverts on the front page." (Submitted on December 9, 2017.) 
 
Additional keywords. Journalism Newspaper
 
Categories. CommunicationsEntertainment
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 9, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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