Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Brooklyn Bridge
1867 - 1883
Erected 1991 by New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation.
Location. 40° 42.27′ N, 73° 59.724′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on Brooklyn Bridge Expressway, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. There is a twin marker at the Manhatton entrance to bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1883 New York Harbor (within shouting distance of this marker); The Builders of the Bridge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Manhattan North of the Bridge to Canal Street (about 300 feet away); Brookland Ferry Landing Brookland Ferry Landing (about 500 feet away); Brooklyn City Railroad Company Building (about 600 feet away); Eagle Warehouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Walt Whitman (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
More about this marker. The word “anchorages” is misspelled. On the brass plaque it reads “achorages.” This observation was first reported to HMdb.org by Correspondent Sérgio Ricca of Portugal.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for the Brooklyn Bridge. (Submitted on May 22, 2010.)
2. Wonders of the World databank entry for the Brooklyn Bridge. "Today, the Brooklyn Bridge is the second busiest bridge in New York City. One hundred forty-four thousand vehicles cross the bridge every day." (Submitted on May 22, 2010.)
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 5,768 times since then and 330 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week April 15, 2012. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 21, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. 3. submitted on June 22, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. 4. submitted on May 24, 2010, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on June 22, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. 9. submitted on May 24, 2010, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.