New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
David Glasgow Farragut
[ Inscription on Right Wing ]
Erected 1881 by New York Farragut Association.
Location. 40° 44.563′ N, 73° 59.262′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Madison Avenue and E 26th Street, on the Click for map. Marker is located near the north end of Madison Square Park. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10010, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chester Alan Arthur (within shouting distance of this marker); Madison Avenue Centennial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (about 300 feet away); Major General William Jenkins Worth (about 400 feet away); General Worth Square (about 400 feet away); To Our Heroes (about 400 feet away); Eternal Light Flagstaff (about 400 feet away); William H. Seward (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
More about this marker. The monument consists of a bronze statue of Admiral Farragut atop a black granite pedestal. The pedestal contains a bas relief of a sword and ocean waves, and a female image and text on each wing.
Also see . . .
1. Biography of David Farragut. (Submitted on April 1, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Admiral David Glasgow Farragut Monument. New York City Department of Parks & Recreation website. (Submitted on April 1, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War of 1812 • War, US Civil •
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