New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Monument
The City of New York
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Erected 1900 by The City of New York.
Location. 40° 47.522′ N, 73° 58.74′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Riverside Drive and W 89th Street, on the right when traveling south on Riverside Drive. Touch for map. Marker is located in Riverside Park. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10024, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Herman "Babe" Ruth (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joan of Arc (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Joan of Arc (approx. 0.2 miles away); Barnett Newman (approx. Ό mile away); Sergei Vassilevich Rachmaninoff (approx. 0.3 miles away); Elizabeth Cady Stanton (approx. 0.3 miles away); Where Poe Wrote “The Raven” (approx. 0.3 miles away); Where Poe wrote The Raven (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
More about this marker. This white marble monument is about 90 feet tall and consists of 12 Corinthian columns topped with eagles. Two plinths on the terrace in front of the monument contain the names Union generals, New York volunteer regiments and the battles in which they took part.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 1, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 625 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23. submitted on April 1, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 24. submitted on November 14, 2015.