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George Washington Statue

 
 
George Washington Statue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
1. George Washington Statue Marker
Inscription.  
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Erected 1867.
 
Location. 40° 44.123′ N, 73° 59.442′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Union Square West and E 14th Street, on the left when traveling south on Union Square West. Monument is located in the southwest corner of Union Square Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named George Washington Statue (here, next to this marker); Union Square Park (here, next to this marker); Lafayette (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abraham Lincoln Statue (about 400 feet away); Ninth Regiment New York State (about 500 feet away); Gramercy Gym Site (was about 800 feet away but has been reported permanently removed. ); Elihu Root (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. Monument consists of a bronze equestrian statue of Washington atop a granite base.
 
Also see . . .  George Washington Statue in Union Square Park
George Washington Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
2. George Washington Monument
Gen. Washington is portrayed here as he appeared on Evacuation Day, November 25, 1783, after the British finally left Manhattan at the end of the Revolutionary War.
. New York City Department of Parks & Recreation website. (Submitted on March 31, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
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Monument in Union Square Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
3. Monument in Union Square Park
The statue of Washington was created by Henry Kirke Brown in 1867 and was cast at the Ames foundry in Chicopee, Massachusetts. The granite base was designed by Richard Upjohn.
Closeup of George Washington image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
4. Closeup of George Washington
George Washington Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
5. George Washington Statue
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 545 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on September 24, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 31, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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