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New York, Broadway - The Canyon of Heroes Historical Markers

This tour goes follows the sidewalks along Broadway in Lower Manhattan.
 
April 11, 1960 Marker image, Touch for more information
By Devry Becker Jones, November 4, 2022
April 11, 1960 Marker
1New York (New York County), New York — April 11, 1960 —
Dr. Alberto Lleras Camargo, President of ColombiaMap (db m209586) HM
2New York (New York County), New York — April 12, 1962 —
New York Mets, new National League baseball teamMap (db m209577) HM
3New York (New York County), New York — April 15, 1955 —
3,000 New York City firemen in observance of Firemen's DayMap (db m184736) HM
4New York (New York County), New York — April 16, 1962 —
Reza Pahlevi, Shah of Iran and Empress FarahMap (db m209576) HM
5New York (New York County), New York — April 17, 1950 —
Gabriel Gonzalez Videla, President of ChileMap (db m209602) HM
6New York (New York County), New York — April 20, 1951 —
Gen. Douglas MacarthurMap (db m209597) HM
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7New York (New York County), New York — April 22, 1954 —
Veterans of the 45th "Thunderbird" Infantry Division on their return from the Korean WarMap (db m183025) HM WM
8New York (New York County), New York — April 29, 1930 —
Henry Lewis Stimson, Secretary of State, and U.S. Delegates returning from the London Naval Disarmament ConferenceMap (db m209629) HM
9New York (New York County), New York — April 3, 1953 —
Metropolitan New York Combat Contingency, the first U.S. troops to return from the Korean WarMap (db m183031) HM WM
10New York (New York County), New York — April 30, 1928
Capt. Hermann Kofhl, Maj. James Fitzmaurice, and Baron Guenther von Huenefeld for the longest westward transatlantic flightMap (db m183048) HM
11New York (New York County), New York — April 5, 1962 —
Joao Goulart, President of BrazilMap (db m209578) HM
12New York (New York County), New York — April 7, 1952 —
Juliana, Queen of the Netherlands, and Prince BernhardMap (db m209592) HM
13New York (New York County), New York — August 1, 1933 —
Pilots Amy Johnson and Capt. James A. Mollison, the first married couple to fly the AtlanticMap (db m183041) HM
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14New York (New York County), New York — August 15, 1984 —
U.S. Olympic Medal winners from the Los Angeles GamesMap (db m184741) HM
15New York (New York County), New York — August 19, 1949 —
Connie Mack on his 50th year as Manager of the Philadelphia Athletics baseball teamMap (db m209607) HM
16New York (New York County), New York — August 27, 1926 —
Gertrude Ederle, first woman to swim the English ChannelMap (db m183052) HM
17New York (New York County), New York — August 27, 1945 —
Gen. Charles de Gaulle, President of the Provincial Government of FranceMap (db m209618) HM
18New York (New York County), New York — August 30, 1956 —
3,000 volunteer firemen attending the 84th Annual Convention for the New York State Firemen's AssociationMap (db m184738) HM
19New York (New York County), New York — August 4, 1950 —
Robert Gordon Menzies, Prime Minister of AustraliaMap (db m209598) HM
20New York (New York County), New York — August 5, 1938 —
Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan for his flight from New York to Ireland instead of his "intended" destination of CaliforniaMap (db m209620) HM
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21New York (New York County), New York — Broadway - The Canyon of Heroes
These granite panels commemorate the New York City tradition of ticker-tape parades up Broadway from the Battery to City Hall. This celebrated route is called the Canyon of Heroes.Map (db m183215) HM
22New York (New York County), New York — December 14, 1945 —
Fleet Adm. William F. Halsey, Jr. Commander of the Navy's Third Fleet in World War IIMap (db m209615) HM
23New York (New York County), New York — December 18, 1952 —
Lt. Gen. Willis D. Crittenberger, retiring Commander of the First ArmyMap (db m183032) HM WM
24New York (New York County), New York — December 21, 1953 —
144 convalescing Korean War veterans from the New York metropolitan areaMap (db m183027) HM WM
25New York (New York County), New York — February 16, 1926 —
Capt. George Fried and the crew of the steamship President Roosevelt for rescuing the the crew of the British freighter AntinoeMap (db m209637) HM
26New York (New York County), New York — February 5, 2008 —
New York Giants, Super Bowl XLII ChampionsMap (db m183000) HM
27New York (New York County), New York — February 7, 1947 —
Harold Alexander, Viscount of Tunis, Field Marshal of the British Armies in World War II, and Governor-General of CanadaMap (db m209613) HM
28New York (New York County), New York — February 7, 2012
New York Giants, Super Bowl XLVI ChampionsMap (db m182999) HM
29New York (New York County), New York — January 10, 1969 —
Lt. Col. Frank Borman, Lt. Col. William A. Anders, and Capt. James A. Lovell, Jr. Apollo 8 astronauts, the first men to see the far side of the moonMap (db m209569) HM
30New York (New York County), New York — January 28, 1929 —
Capt. George Fried, Chief Officer Harry Manning, and the crew of the steamship America for rescuing the crew of the Italian freighter FloridaMap (db m209630) HM
31New York (New York County), New York — January 29, 1959 —
Dr. Arturo Frondizi, President of ArgentinaMap (db m184737) HM
32New York (New York County), New York — July 10, 2015
U.S. Women's National Team, FIFA Women's World Cup championsMap (db m182998) HM
33New York (New York County), New York — July 10, 2019 —
U.S. Women's National Team, FIFA's Women World Cup championsMap (db m209564) HM
34New York (New York County), New York — July 11, 1957 —
Althea Gibson, Wimbledon Women's championMap (db m183021) HM
35New York (New York County), New York — July 15, 1938 —
Howard Hughes and crew for their record breaking flight around the world (3 days, 19 hours, 8 minutes)Map (db m209621) HM
36New York (New York County), New York — July 16, 1964 —
Crews of sailing vessels participating in Operation SailMap (db m209572) HM
37New York (New York County), New York — July 18, 1927 —
Double parade for two separate Transatlantic flights: one by Comdr. Richard E. Byrd, Lt. George O. Noville, Bernt Balchen, and Bert Acosta; and the other by Clarence D. Chamberlin and Charles A. LevineMap (db m209633) HM
38New York (New York County), New York — July 2, 1926 —
Bobby Jones, British Open championMap (db m183054) HM
39New York (New York County), New York — July 2, 1930 —
Bobby Jones, British Open championMap (db m183045) HM
40New York (New York County), New York — July 2, 1931 —
Wiley Post and Harold Gatty for their flight around the world (8 days, 185 hours, 51 minutes)Map (db m183044) HM
41New York (New York County), New York — July 21, 1933 —
Italian Air Marshal Italo Balbo and the crews of the 24 seaplanes for their flight from Rome to ChicagoMap (db m209622) HM
42New York (New York County), New York — July 26, 1933 —
Wiley Post for the first solo flight around the world (7 days, 18 hours, 49 minutes)Map (db m183043) HM
43New York (New York County), New York — July 26, 1954 —
Genevieve de Galard-Terraube, a nurse known as the Angel of Dienbienphu for staying with wounded French soldiers in VietnamMap (db m183023) HM WM
44New York (New York County), New York — July 5, 1960 —
Their majesties the King and Queen of ThailandMap (db m209585) HM
45New York (New York County), New York — July 6, 1928 —
Amelia Earhart, first woman to complete a Transatlantic flight, with pilots Wilmer Stultz and Louis E. GordonMap (db m209631) HM
46New York (New York County), New York — July 6, 1976 —
Crews of sailing vessels participating in Operation Sail for the United States BicentennialMap (db m183016) HM
47New York (New York County), New York — July 7, 1948 —
Romulo Gallegos, President of VenezuelaMap (db m209611) HM
48New York (New York County), New York — July 7, 1952 —
U.S. Olympic team send-off to the Helsinki GamesMap (db m183033) HM
49New York (New York County), New York — July 7, 2021 —
New York City's essential workers during the COVID-19 PandemicMap (db m209562) HM
50New York (New York County), New York — June 1, 1954 —
Haile Selassie, Emperor of EthiopiaMap (db m209588) HM
51New York (New York County), New York — June 10, 1991 —
Persian Gulf War veteransMap (db m184734) HM WM
52New York (New York County), New York — June 13, 1927
Charles A. Lindbergh for the first solo nonstop transatlantic flightMap (db m183050) HM
53New York (New York County), New York — June 14, 1962 —
Roberto F Chiari, President of PanamaMap (db m209575) HM
54New York (New York County), New York — June 17, 1994 —
New York Rangers, Stanley Cup championsMap (db m183011) HM
55New York (New York County), New York — June 18, 1930 —
Rear Adm. Richard E. Byrd for his first Antarctic expedition and flight over the South PoleMap (db m209628) HM
56New York (New York County), New York — June 19, 1945 —
Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in World War IIMap (db m183039) HM WM
57New York (New York County), New York — June 20, 1932 —
Amelia Earhart for the first solo Transatlantic flight by a womanMap (db m209623) HM
58New York (New York County), New York — June 20, 1990 —
Nelson Mandela, African National Congress LeaderMap (db m184728) HM
59New York (New York County), New York — June 23, 1926 —
Lt. Comdr. Richard E. Byrd and Floyd Bennett for the first flight over the North PoleMap (db m209636) HM
60New York (New York County), New York — June 23, 1958 —
Carlos P. Garcia, President of the PhilippinesMap (db m184729) HM
61New York (New York County), New York — June 25, 1991 —
Korean War veteransMap (db m184735) HM WM
62New York (New York County), New York — June 9, 1947 —
Willie Turnesa, British Amateur Golf Champion, and fellow members of the victorious American Walker Cup TeamMap (db m183207) HM
63New York (New York County), New York — March 12, 1956 —
Giovanni Gronchi, President of ItalyMap (db m184727) HM
64New York (New York County), New York — March 13, 1959 —
Jose Maria Lemus, President of El SalvadorMap (db m184733) HM
65New York (New York County), New York — March 15, 1946
Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of Great Britain during World War IIMap (db m183208) HM WM
66New York (New York County), New York — March 16, 1962 —
Ahmad Ahidjo, President of CameroonMap (db m209579) HM
67New York (New York County), New York — March 31, 1954 —
4,000 New York City firemen in observance of Firemen's DayMap (db m209590) HM
68New York (New York County), New York — May 1, 1939 —
Rear Adm. Alfred W. Johnson, officers and men of the Atlantic Squadron of the U.S. FleetMap (db m209619) HM
69New York (New York County), New York — May 10, 1950 —
Ten foreign mayors attending the 18th Annual U.S. Conference of MayorsMap (db m209599) HM
70New York (New York County), New York — May 11, 1961 —
Habib Bourguiba, President of TunisiaMap (db m209583) HM
71New York (New York County), New York — May 19, 1965 —
Park Chung Hee, President of South KoreaMap (db m209570) HM
72New York (New York County), New York — May 2, 1947 —
Miguel Aleman, President of MexicoMap (db m209612) HM
73New York (New York County), New York — May 20, 1958 —
Van Cliburn, first winner of Moscow's International Tchaikovsky Piano CompetitionMap (db m183020) HM
74New York (New York County), New York — May 22, 1963 —
Maj. L. Gordon Cooper Jr., Mercury astronaut who orbited the Earth 22 timesMap (db m209574) HM
75New York (New York County), New York — May 23, 1949 —
Eurico Gaspar Dutra, President of BrazilMap (db m209609) HM
76New York (New York County), New York — May 24, 1951 —
U.S. Army 4th Infantry Division, 8th Regimental Combat Team. The first NATO troops to be sent overseasMap (db m183034) HM WM
77New York (New York County), New York — May 26, 1930
Marquis Jacques de Dampierre and family, descendants of the Marquis de Lafayette, passengers on the maiden voyage of the French ocean liner LafayetteMap (db m183046) HM
78New York (New York County), New York — May 26, 1953 —
New York City departments and units of the Armed Services to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone for City HallMap (db m183030) HM
79New York (New York County), New York — May 29, 1959 —
Baudoin I, King of the BelgiansMap (db m184732) HM
80New York (New York County), New York — May 7, 1985 —
Vietnam War veteransMap (db m209566) HM
81New York (New York County), New York — May 9, 1917 —
Joseph J.C. Joffre, Marshal of FranceeMap (db m209643) HM
82New York (New York County), New York — May 9, 1950 —
Fernando Casas Aleman, Governor of Mexico City Federal DistrictMap (db m209601) HM
83New York (New York County), New York — November 11, 1927 —
Ruth Elder, first woman to attempt a transatlantic flight with pilot George HaldemanMap (db m183049) HM
84New York (New York County), New York — November 13, 1951 —
Women in the Armed ServicesMap (db m184731) HM WM
85New York (New York County), New York — November 16, 1998 —
Senator John Glenn and fellow crew members of the U.S. Space Shuttle DiscoveryMap (db m184726) HM
86New York (New York County), New York — November 18, 1947 —
Friendship Train bearing supplies from the U.S. to EuropeMap (db m183035) HM
87New York (New York County), New York — November 19, 1954 —
Lt. Gen. Withers A. Burress, Retiring Commander of the First ArmyMap (db m183203) HM WM
88New York (New York County), New York — November 2, 1953 —
Paul I and Frederika, King and Queen of GreeceMap (db m209591) HM
89New York (New York County), New York — November 4, 1955 —
Carlos Castillo Armas, President of GuatemalaMap (db m209587) HM
90New York (New York County), New York — November 5, 1947 —
Crew of Warship Georges Leyques for bringing rare French tapestries to exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of ArtMap (db m183206) HM
91New York (New York County), New York — November 5, 1953 —
Lt. Gen James H. Doolittle and marching units from the Armed Forces in Observance of the 50th anniversary of powered flightMap (db m183026) HM
92New York (New York County), New York — November 6, 2009 —
New York Yankees, World Series championsMap (db m209565) HM
93New York (New York County), New York — October 14, 1959 —
Adolfo Lopez Mateos, President of MexicoMap (db m184739) HM
94New York (New York County), New York — October 14, 1960 —
Frederick IX and Ingrid, King and Queen of DenmarkMap (db m209584) HM
95New York (New York County), New York — October 16, 1928
Dr. Hugo Eckener and the crew of the Durgible Graf Zeppelin for the first commercial transatlantic flightMap (db m183047) HM
96New York (New York County), New York — October 17, 1949 —
Jawaharlal Nehru, Prime Minister of IndiaMap (db m209603) HM
97New York (New York County), New York — October 17, 1998 —
Sammy Sosa, Chicago Cubs baseball player, who broke the single-season home run recordMap (db m183008) HM
98New York (New York County), New York — October 18, 1926 —
Marie, Queen of RumaniaMap (db m209634) HM
99New York (New York County), New York — October 19, 1921 —
Gen. Armando V. Diaz, Chief of Staff of the Italian ArmyMap (db m209640) HM
100New York (New York County), New York — October 19, 1977 —
New York Yankees, World Series championsMap (db m183013) HM

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Dec. 8, 2022