Adrian Block Commemorative Tablet

Adrian Block Commemorative Tablet (HM21VU)

Location: New York, NY 10006 New York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 42.379', W 74° 0.774'

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This tablet marks the site of the first habitations of white men on the island of Manhattan.
Adrian Block commander of the Tyger erected here four houses or huts after his vessel was burned November 1613.
He built the Restless, the first vessel made by Europeans in this country
The Restless was launched in the Spring of 1614
HM NumberHM21VU
Year Placed1890
Placed ByThe Holland Society of New York
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Date Added Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 583384 N 4506624
Decimal Degrees40.70631667, -74.01290000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 42.379', W 74° 0.774'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 42' 22.74" N, 74° 0' 46.44" W
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Area Code(s)212, 646
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 43-45 Broadway, New York NY 10006, US
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