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Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Cashmore

1895-1961

 
 
John Cashmore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 3, 2019
1. John Cashmore Marker
Inscription.  President of the Borough of Brooklyn from 1940 until his death
In was during his long & fruitful administration that the idea of a Brooklyn Civic Center was planned and achieved
This spot is dedicated to his memory by his fellow citizens of Brooklyn
 
Location. 40° 41.624′ N, 73° 59.38′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on Cadman Plaza West near Montague Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Columbus Park, 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. Washington A. Roebling (within shouting distance of this marker); Where the Dodgers Made Baseball History and Jackie Robinson Changed America (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brooklyn Heights (about 400 feet away); Brooklyn Borough Hall (about 400 feet away); Brooklyn Municipal Building (about 500 feet away); United States Post Office / Main Brooklyn Post Office
New York State Supreme Court Building image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 3, 2019
2. New York State Supreme Court Building
(about 600 feet away); Brooklyn Heights Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Church of the Saviour (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
More about this marker. The marker is in Columbus Park near the entrance to the New York State Supreme Court at 360 Adams Street.
 
Categories. Politics
 
Jackie Robinson with Brooklyn Borough President John Cashmore at Ebbets Field in 1947. image. Click for full size.
By Credit: Corbis-Bettmann/UPI via NY Times
3. Jackie Robinson with Brooklyn Borough President John Cashmore at Ebbets Field in 1947.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 105 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 5, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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