New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Monument
The City of New York
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Erected 1900 by The City of New York.
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 40° 47.522′ N, 73° 58.74′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Riverside Drive and W 89th Street, on the right when traveling south on Riverside Drive. Marker is located in Riverside Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10024, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Herman "Babe" Ruth (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joan of Arc (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Joan of Arc (approx. 0.2 miles away); Barnett Newman (approx. Ό mile away); Sergei Vassilevich Rachmaninoff (approx. 0.3 miles away); Elizabeth Cady Stanton (approx. 0.3 miles away); Where Poe Wrote “The Raven” (approx. 0.4 miles away); Claremont Riding Academy (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
More about this monument. This white marble monument is about 90 feet tall and consists of 12 Corinthian columns topped with eagles. Two plinths on the terrace in front of the monument contain the names Union generals, New York volunteer regiments and the battles in which they took part.
Also see . . . The Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument -- Riverside Drive and 89th Street. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on April 12, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 1, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 661 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23. submitted on April 1, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 24. submitted on November 14, 2015.