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The Muffin House

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 11, 2019
1. The Muffin House Marker
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Inscription.  The Muffin House 337 West 20th Street Built as a foundry c. 1850, Samuel Bath Thomas (1855- 1919) converted the ovens for his English Muffin bakery in the early 20th century. The arched brick structures remain below the courtyard garden.
 
Erected by Chelsea Historic District.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 40° 44.653′ N, 74° 0.09′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on 20th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 337 West 20th 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. John Richard Ress, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Gay Men's Health Crisis (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chelsea Historic District (about 500 feet away); 314 West 22nd Street (about 500 feet away); Cushman Row (about 600 feet away); James N. Wells Mansion - 1835
The Muffin House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 11, 2019
2. The Muffin House Marker
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(about 700 feet away); Clement Clarke Moore (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly Playground (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  The 1850's "Muffin House" -- No. 337 W. 20th Street. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry (Submitted on February 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
The Muffin House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 11, 2019
3. The Muffin House Marker
marker as seen from across the street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 21, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Oct. 19, 2020