New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Barre
Born 1726 - Died 1802
An ardent advocate of American liberties who in opposing the oppressive Stamp Act in the British House of Commons in 1765 declared that: "the Americans are Sons of Liberty" and in memory of the Sons of Liberty who erected five Liberty Poles successively from 1766 to 1776 on the Common, now City Hall Park
Erected by the Ellen Hardin Walworth Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution 1925
Erected 1925 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
Location. 40° 42.782′ N, 74° 0.378′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from Centre Street. Touch for map. The marker is at the north end of the western path alongside City Hall. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); 200th Anniversary of the Construction of City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); First Underground Railway Excavation Nathan Hale (within shouting distance of this marker); The Provost Prison (within shouting distance of this marker); The Declaration of Independence (within shouting distance of this marker); Mail Street 1875-1939 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Almshouse (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
More about this marker. The marker site is visible from the path that separates City Hall from the Tweed Courthouse. Due to post 9/11 security, the marker may possibly be reached during public events, like Open House New York.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The Liberty Poles referenced in the text are also commemorated by this other near-by marker.
Also see . . .
1. Isaac Barre Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on March 4, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Barre. The official NYC Parks description of the marker. (Submitted on March 4, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 4, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 4, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.