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George Washington Statue

 
 
George Washington Statue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
1. George Washington Statue Marker
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Erected 1867.
 
Location. 40° 44.121′ N, 73° 59.476′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Union Square West and E 14th Street, on the left when traveling south on Union Square West. Click for map. Monument is located in the southwest corner of Union Square Park. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lincoln Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Lafayette (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ninth Regiment New York State (about 500 feet away); Abraham Lincoln Statue (about 500 feet away); Frank O'Hara (about 800 feet away); Levi Parsons Morton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gramercy Gym Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Academy of Music Site (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. Monument consists of a bronze equestrian statue of Washington atop a granite base.
 
Also see . . .  George Washington Statue in Union Square Park. New York City Department of Parks
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By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
2. George Washington Monument
Gen. Washington is portrayed here as he appeared on Evacuation Day, November 25, 1783, after the British finally left Manhattan at the end of the Revolutionary War.
& Recreation website. (Submitted on March 31, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
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Monument in Union Square Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
3. Monument in Union Square Park
The statue of Washington was created by Henry Kirke Brown in 1867 and was cast at the Ames foundry in Chicopee, Massachusetts. The granite base was designed by Richard Upjohn.
Closeup of George Washington image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
4. Closeup of George Washington
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By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
5. George Washington Statue
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 452 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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