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The Declaration of Independence

 
 
The Declaration of Independence Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 15, 2016
1. The Declaration of Independence Marker
The seal reads "The Seal of the Sons of the Revolution 1776-1885...Nov 30 1892"
Inscription.  Near this spot in the presence of
General George Washington
The Declaration of Independence was read and published to the American Army
July 9th 1776
 
Erected 1892 by the Sons of the Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 42.77′ N, 74° 0.43′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from Broadway near Murray Street. Touch for map. 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. The Freedom Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Poles (within shouting distance of this marker); British Soldiers' Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker); Mail Street 1875-1939 (within shouting distance of this marker); City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bridewell 1775-1838 (within
The Declaration of Independence marker site image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 15, 2016
2. The Declaration of Independence marker site
shouting distance of this marker); Nathan Hale (within shouting distance of this marker); Woolworth Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. The marker is on the grounds of City Hall, past the security booth on Broadway. It is reachable only during public events, like Open House New York.
 
Also see . . .  Declaration of Independence Plaque. The official NYC Parks description of the marker. (Submitted on March 5, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
More. Search the internet for The Declaration of Independence.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 5, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 5, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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