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Florida in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

William Henry Seward

 
 
William Henry Seward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2009
1. William Henry Seward Marker
Inscription.
Born in Florida, New York
May 16, 1801
Died in Auburn, New York
October 10, 1872
New York State Senator
1831 – 1834
Governor, New York State
1839 – 1842
United States Senator
1849 – 1861
Secretary of State
of the United States
1861 – 1869
Alaska Purchase 1867
“He was faithful”

 
Location. 41° 19.965′ N, 74° 21.409′ W. Marker is in Florida, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on S Main Street (New York State Route 17A), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Florida NY 10921, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William H. Seward (within shouting distance of this marker); Florida Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Florida (approx. 0.4 miles away); Randallville (approx. half a mile away); Spanktown School (approx. 2.4 miles away); Old Stone Schoolhouse (approx. 3 miles away); Hambletonian (approx. 3.2 miles away); Sugar Loaf Community of Craftsmen (approx. 3.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Florida.
 
Also see . . .  William H. Seward (1801-1872). Mr. Lincoln’s
William Henry Seward Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2009
2. William Henry Seward Monument
This monument is located in Florida, NY, just south of the site of Seward's birthplace.
White House website. (Submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Seward Marker in Florida, NY image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2009
3. Seward Marker in Florida, NY
Seward’s purchase of Alaska in 1867 was ridiculed as “Seward’s Folly.”
Closeup of William Seward Bust image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2009
4. Closeup of William Seward Bust
William Seward Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2008
5. William Seward Statue
This statue of William Seward is located in Madison Square Park in New York City.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,049 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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