Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Brooklyn Bridge
1867 - 1883
Erected 1991 by New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation.
Location. 40° 42.254′ N, 73° 59.667′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on Brooklyn Bridge Expressway, on the right when traveling north. There is a twin marker at the Manhatton entrance to bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1883 New York Harbor (a few steps from this marker); Manhattan North of the Bridge to Canal Street (a few steps from this marker); The Builders of the Bridge Brookland Ferry Landing (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Brookland Ferry Landing (about 400 feet away); Brooklyn City Railroad Company Building (about 500 feet away); Eagle Warehouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Walt Whitman (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
More about this marker. The word “anchorages” is misspelled. On the brass plaque it reads “achorages.” This observation was first reported to HMdb.org by Correspondent Sérgio Ricca of Portugal.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for the Brooklyn Bridge. (Submitted on May 22, 2010.)
2. Wonders of the World databank entry for the Brooklyn Bridge. "Today, the Brooklyn Bridge is the second busiest bridge in New York City. One hundred forty-four thousand vehicles cross the bridge every day." (Submitted on May 22, 2010.)
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