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Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain

 
 
Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 3, 2015
1. Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain Marker
Inscription.  
This fountain commemorates the strong and beautiful character of
Josephine Shaw Lowell
1843-1905
Wife for one year of a patriot soldier
Widow at twenty one
Servant of New York State and City in their public charities
Sincere Candid Courageous and Tender
Bringing help and hope to the fainting and inspiring others to consecrated labors
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 40° 45.239′ N, 73° 59.048′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Sixth Avenue and West 41st Street, on the right when traveling north on Sixth Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Bryant Park, New York NY 10018, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Early Bryant Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Benito Juarez (within shouting distance of this marker); The Crystal Palace (within shouting distance of this marker); Buildings Overlooking Bryant Park (about 300 feet away, measured
Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 3, 2015
2. Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain
in a direct line); Monuments in Bryant Park (about 300 feet away); Reservoir Square (about 400 feet away); Bryant Park Today (about 400 feet away); Mercury Theatre (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Regarding Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain. Josephine Shaw Lowell was sister of Robert Gould Shaw, Colonel of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment; and wife of Charles Russell Lowell III, Colonel of the 2nd Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment.
 
Also see . . .
1. A Bryant Park memorial for a Gilded Age crusader. "Ephemeral New York" entry. (Submitted on September 2, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Bryant Park Monuments: Josephine Shaw Lowell. Official NYC parks description. (Submitted on September 2, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

3. Josephine Shaw Lowell. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on September 2, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

4. The Josephine Shaw Lowell House - 120 East 30th Street. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 2, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

5. Josephine Lowell. "Find A Grave" entry. (Submitted on September 2, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Josephine Shaw Lowell image. Click for full size.
By Ephemeral New York, 1869
3. Josephine Shaw Lowell
Colonel and Mrs. Charles Russell Lowell image. Click for full size.
By Find A Grave, unknown
4. Colonel and Mrs. Charles Russell Lowell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 2, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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