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Triangle Fire

 
 
Triangle Fire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, April 26, 2012
1. Triangle Fire Marker
Inscription. On this site, 146 workers lost their lives in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire on March, 25 1911. Out of their martyrdom came new concepts of social responsibility and major legislation that helped make American working conditions the finest in the world. International Ladies Garment Workers' Union
 
Location. 40° 43.785′ N, 73° 59.719′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Washington Place. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23 - 29 Washington Place, New York NY 10003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Triangle Shirtwaist Factory ( here, next to this marker); Brown Building ( here, next to this marker); John W Draper and the Founding of the American Chemical Society ( within shouting distance of this marker); Cervantes ( about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington Arch ( about 700 feet away); American Society of Heating and Ventilation Engineers ( about 700 feet away); ASHRAE Centennial 1894-95 – 1994-95 ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Colonnade Row ( approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. Disasters
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 26, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 379 times since then and 35 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 26, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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