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Kossuth

 
 
Kossuth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
1. Kossuth Marker
Inscription.  
Erected
by a
Liberty loving
race of
Americans
of
Magyar origin
to
Louis Kossuth
the
Great Champion
of
Liberty

< Rear Marker : >
Kossuth Monument Committee
Geza D. Berko
President
March 15, 1928

 
Erected 1928 by Kossuth Monument Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Patriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. 40° 48.406′ N, 73° 58.041′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Riverside Drive and W 113th Street, on the right when traveling north on Riverside Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lajos Kossuth Monument (a few steps from this marker); Samuel J. Tilden (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Tilden Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); Cecil B. DeMille (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Dewey (about
Rear Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
2. Rear Marker
800 feet away); Columbia University Midshipmen's Training (approx. ¼ mile away); Victor Herbert (approx. ¼ mile away); Battle of Harlem Heights (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .
1. The 1928 Kossuth Monument -- Riverside Drive at 113th Street. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on April 11, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Lajos Kossuth. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on April 11, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Kossuth Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
3. Kossuth Monument
The monument is topped with a bronze statue of Lajos Kossuth, a hero of the fight for Hungarian independence.
Back View of Kossuth Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
4. Back View of Kossuth Monument
Detail of Kossuth Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
5. Detail of Kossuth Monument
The figures at the base of the Kossuth Monument represent a revolutionary soldier and an aged peasant, representing Hungary’s new republic and the old regime.
Lajos Kossuth image. Click for full size.
from Wikipedia, unknown
6. Lajos Kossuth
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 383 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   6. submitted on April 11, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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