New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Text on North Side:
In testimony of ancient and unbroken friendship this flagpole is presented to the City of New York by the Dutch people - 1926.
Erected 1926 by Dutch People.
Location. 40° 42.262′ N, 74° 0.883′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street and Battery Place, on the left when traveling north on State Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in Battery Park, near the northeast entrance. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10004, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Netherlands Monument (here, next to this marker); Historic Battery Park & Castle Clinton (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sphere (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported permanently removed. ); Beaver’s Path Fort Amsterdam (within shouting distance of this marker); American Merchant Marine (within shouting distance of this marker); Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House / National Museum of the American Indian (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Amsterdam (was about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported permanently removed. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Events •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 953 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on November 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.