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Jacob Wrey Mould Fountain 1871-1920

 
 
Jacob Wrey Mould Fountain 1871-1920 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, February 15, 2015
1. Jacob Wrey Mould Fountain 1871-1920 Marker
Inscription.  
This Historic Fountain replaces the 1977 George T. Delacorte Fountain and is maintained in Perpetuity by his Endowment to the Central Park Conservancy

Mould Fountain Restored October 1999
 
Erected 1999.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 40° 42.731′ N, 74° 0.425′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from Park Row. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10038, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Jacob Wrey Mould Fountain (here, next to this marker); The Federal Post Office 1870-1939 (a few steps from this marker); Mail Street 1875-1939 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Croton Fountain 1842-1870 (within shouting distance of this marker); Canadian Burr Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); New York City Hall Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bridewell 1775-1838
Jacob Wrey Mould Fountain 1871-1920 marker site image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, February 15, 2019
2. Jacob Wrey Mould Fountain 1871-1920 marker site
(within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Poles (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 in the pavement of the park transverse that runs between Broadway/Park Place and Park Row/Beekman Street, just north of the fountain.
 
Also see . . .
1. City Hall Park Fountain. Official NYC Parks description (Submitted on February 24, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Jacob Mould's 1871 City Hall Park Fountain. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on February 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Jacob Wrey Mould Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2000
3. Jacob Wrey Mould Fountain
The newly restored fountain in operation, August 2000.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 77 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 20, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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