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Clement Clarke Moore

 
 
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By Larry Gertner, March 2009
1. Clement Clarke Moore Marker
Inscription.  In the Moore mansion, which stood on this site, in 1822, Clement Clarke Moore, (1779-1863), penned the immortal poem, “A Visit from Saint Nicholas”, (T’was the night before Christmas), as a gift for his children.

Scholar and developer of modern Chelsea, he gave the land for St. Peter’s Church and the General Theological Seminary, where he was professor of Greek and Hebrew.

Erected by Native New Yorkers’ Historical Association
Felix J. Cuervo, Pres.
Robert P. Mangieri, V.P.
Michael Albetta, V.P.

 
Erected by Native New Yorkers’ Historical Association.
 
Location. 40° 44.817′ N, 74° 0.142′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on West 23rd Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 420 West 23rd Street, New York NY 10011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James N. Wells Mansion - 1835 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chelsea Historic District (about 600 feet away); Cushman Row (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gay Men's Health Crisis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chelsea Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sir Arthur C. Clarke (approx. 0.3 miles away); Shirley Clarke (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hudson River Railroad (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music

 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 58 times since then and 17 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 11, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
 
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