“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

King's College

1755 -1857

King's College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, June 19, 2012
1. King's College Marker
Inscription. Founded by Royal Charter in 1754 in the reign of George II and re-established in 1784 by The People of the State of New York under the name of Columbia College occupied this site from August 1755 to May 1857
Location. 40° 42.838′ N, 74° 0.608′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Park Place. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 53 Park Place, New York NY 10007, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old St. Peter’s Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Peter's Free School (about 500 feet away); Pierre Toussaint (about 500 feet away); In Memory of Elizabeth Ann Baley Seaton (about 600 feet away); In Memory of Thomas Dongan (about 600 feet away); Deo Magno Aeterno (about 600 feet away); Tree of Hope (about 800 feet away); DC 37 September 11, 2001 Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Categories. Colonial EraEducation
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 20 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 19, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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