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Honorable Thomas Addis Emmet

1764-1827

 
 
Honorable Thomas Addis Emmet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2017
1. Honorable Thomas Addis Emmet Marker
Inscription.  
Honorable Thomas Addis Emmet
1764-1827
Irish patriot

An activist for an independent Ireland, Emmet came to America in 1803 and was New York State Attorney General from 1812-1813. He is buried at St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery. His monument features inscriptions in English, Gaelic, and Latin.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraPatriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. 40° 42.664′ N, 74° 0.547′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and Fulton Street, on the right when traveling south on Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Saint Paul’s Chapel (here, next to this marker); St. Paul's Chapel (a few steps from this marker); Remains of Maj. Gen. Richard Montgomery (a few steps from this marker); Richard Montgomery (within shouting distance of this marker); A Historic Landmark
Honorable Thomas Addis Emmet Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2017
2. Honorable Thomas Addis Emmet Memorial
The marker is visible near the front of the monument.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. William James MacNeven (within shouting distance of this marker); 195 Broadway (within shouting distance of this marker); John Holt (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. The marker is neat to the monument at the front of the church property.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Addis Emmet. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on April 10, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Honorable Thomas Addis Emmet plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2017
3. Honorable Thomas Addis Emmet plaque
The plaque duplicates the fading, carved English inscription.
Honorable Thomas Addis Emmet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2017
4. Honorable Thomas Addis Emmet Marker
The plaque duplicates the fading, carved Gaelic and Latin inscriptions.
Honorable Thomas Addis Emmet image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, unknown
5. Honorable Thomas Addis Emmet
"Portrait of Emmet" by Samuel F. B. Morse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 26, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   5. submitted on April 10, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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