Syracuse in Onondaga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Alexis de Tocqueville
and author of
Democracy in America
visited this area
during his 1831-1832 tour of America
Placed by C-SPAN and the Cable Television Industry
while retracing the tour in 1997-1998
Erected 1998 by C-SPAN and the Cable Television Industry.
Location. 43° 3.025′ N, 76° 9.088′ W. Marker is in Syracuse, New York, in Onondaga County. Marker is on East Water Street just east of East Genesee Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located near the sidewalk at the west apex of Hanover Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Syracuse NY 13202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hanover Square (a few steps from this marker); The Jerry Rescue (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pitts Park (about 500 feet away); Onondaga Indians (about 500 feet away); The Banks of the Erie Canal (about 500 feet away); Courier Building (about Daniel Webster's "Syracuse Speech" (about 600 feet away); James K. McGuire (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Syracuse.
Also see . . . Alexis de Tocqueville. French sociologist and political theorist Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859) traveled to the United States in 1831 to study its prisons and returned with a wealth of broader observations that he codified in “Democracy in America” (1835), one of the most influential books of the 19th century. (Submitted on November 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.