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Kossuth

 
 
Kossuth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
1. Kossuth Marker
Inscription.
Erected
by a
Liberty loving
race of
Americans
of
Magyar origin
to
Louis Kossuth
the
Great Champion
of
Liberty

< Rear Marker : >
Kossuth Monument Committee
Geza D. Berko
President
March 15, 1928

 
Erected 1928 by Kossuth Monument Committee.
 
Location. 40° 48.406′ N, 73° 58.041′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Riverside Drive and W 113th Street, on the right when traveling north on Riverside Drive. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10025, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lajos Kossuth Monument (a few steps from this marker); Samuel J. Tilden (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Tilden Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); Cecil B. DeMille (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Dewey (about 800 feet away); Columbia University Midshipmen's Training (approx. ¼ mile away); Victor Herbert (approx. ¼ mile away); Battle of Harlem Heights (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
 
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Rear Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
2. Rear Marker
Kossuth Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
3. Kossuth Monument
The monument is topped with a bronze statue of Lajos Kossuth, a hero of the fight for Hungarian independence.
Back View of Kossuth Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
4. Back View of Kossuth Monument
Detail of Kossuth Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
5. Detail of Kossuth Monument
The figures at the base of the Kossuth Monument represent a revolutionary soldier and an aged peasant, representing Hungary’s new republic and the old regime.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 309 times since then. 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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