Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
(1819 - 1892)
—He gave America, and poetry itself, a new voice. —
"I am with you, you men and women of a generation or ever so many generations hence. Just as you feel when you look on the river and sky, so I felt..."
— Walt Whitman, Crossing Brooklyn Ferry
Location. 40° 42.133′ N, 73° 59.6′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on 28 Old Fulton Street. Touch for map. 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. Eagle Warehouse (here, next to this marker); Brooklyn City Railroad Company Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brookland Ferry Landing (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Brookland Ferry Landing The Builders of the Bridge (about 800 feet away); 1883 New York Harbor (about 800 feet away); Manhattan North of the Bridge to Canal Street (about 800 feet away); Evacuation Site – Fulton Landing (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
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