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175th Anniversary of Greek Independence

 
 
175th Anniversary of Greek Independence Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
1. 175th Anniversary of Greek Independence Marker
Inscription.
55 Flag Pole donated to the City of New York by the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York on behalf of the Greek American community, in celebration of the 175th Anniversary of Greek Independence, and the 100th Anniversary of the Modern Olympic Games which originated in Greece.

March 28, 1996
Bowling Green Park

 
Erected 1996.
 
Location. 40° 42.328′ N, 74° 0.813′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Broadway, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is on a flagpole just north of Bowling Green Park. 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. In Honor of Evacuation Day (a few steps from this marker); Cunard Building (a few steps from this marker); Francis Makemie (within shouting distance of this marker); 26 Broadway (within shouting distance of this marker); Bowling Green / Sports Museum of America (within shouting distance of this marker); George T. Delacorte (within shouting distance of this
Marker at Bowling Green image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
2. Marker at Bowling Green
marker); Bowling Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Peter Caesar Alberti (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
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Greek Independence Flagpole image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
3. Greek Independence Flagpole
The marker is on the flagpole seen here on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 336 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 18, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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