New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The first lady of The United States (1933 - 1945), as a political activist known for her unwavering support for human rights, lived here from 1959 to 1962. As a delegate to The United Nations (1946 - 1952), she chaired the commission that drafted The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948).
Location. 40° 46.71′ N, 73° 58.636′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on West 74 Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 55 West 74 Street, New York NY 10023, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tecumseh Playground (approx. ¼ mile away); The Falconer Statue (approx. 0.3 miles away); Belvedere Tower (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bethesda Fountain and Terrace (approx. half a mile away); George and Ira Gershwin (approx. half a mile away); Hamilton Fountain (approx. half a mile away); Edwin Franko Goldman (approx. half a mile away); Where Poe wrote The Raven (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
Also see . . . Eleanor Roosevelt - National First Ladies Library. (Submitted on September 6, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Peace • Politics •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 8 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 6, 2016.