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King's College

1755 -1857

 
 
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By Erik Lander, June 19, 2012
1. King's College Marker
Inscription.  Founded by Royal Charter in 1754 in the reign of George II and re-established in 1784 by The People of the State of New York under the name of Columbia College occupied this site from August 1755 to May 1857
 
Location. 40° 42.83′ N, 74° 0.616′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Park Place. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 53 Park Place, 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. Miles and Shirley Fiterman Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Credit (was about 400 feet away but has been reported permanently removed. ); Thomas J. McGrath Memorial Flagpole (about 500 feet away); Old St. Peter’s Church (about 500 feet away); St. Joseph (about 500 feet away); St. Mary Magdalene (about 500 feet away); The Cross at Ground Zero (was about 500 feet away but has been reported permanently removed. ); St. Peter's Free School (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. Colonial EraEducation
 
King's College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, March 23, 2019
2. King's College Marker
The marker is to the right of the illuminated "Amish".
53 Park Place Building image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, March 23, 2019
3. 53 Park Place Building
Park Place and the marker are to the right.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 24 times this year. Last updated on March 23, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1. submitted on June 19, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York.   2, 3. submitted on March 23, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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