New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Bridewell 1775-1838
Location. 40° 42.741′ N, 74° 0.458′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Broadway, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located on the sidewalk at the western edge of City Hall Park. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10279, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Liberty Poles (a few steps from this marker); British Soldier’s Barracks (a few steps from this marker); Woolworth Building (a few steps from this marker); First Almshouse (within shouting distance of this marker); The Federal Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Windmill (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been September 11, 2001 Living Memorial Grove (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nathan Hale (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
More about this marker. A badly worn picture appears at the top of the marker. It has a caption of “Lithograph, 1860, George Hayward, D. T. Valentine's Manuals. Looking northeast across Broadway to the Bridewell, with City Hall to the right, circa 1820.”
Categories. • Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 969 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.