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Samuel Rea

Pennsylvania Railroad Company

 

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By Kevin W., May 3, 2015
1. Samuel Rea Marker
Inscription. Under whose able supervision the Pennsylvania Station and the extension of the railroad serving it, into New York City, was designed and constructed. The original station was opened to the public in September 1910 and was redeveloped, providing for Madison Square Garden Center above street level, during the years 1963-1968
 
Location. 40° 44.994′ N, 73° 59.518′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on 7th Avenue. Click for map. At the 7th Street entrance to Madison Square Garden. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Penn Plaza, New York NY 10001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1941 · Honor Roll · 1945 (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Koster and Bial's Music Hall (about 700 feet away); Charles James (approx. 0.2 miles away); Giorgio Di Sant’Angelo (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bonnie Cashin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Anne Klein (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nikola Tesla (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Gordon Bennett Monument (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
 
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Samuel Rea Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., May 3, 2015
2. Samuel Rea Marker
 
 
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