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Herman Melville

 
 
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By Philip Gilson, October 2, 2014
1. Herman Melville Marker
Inscription.  The American author resided from 1863 - 1891 at this site 104 East 26th Street where he wrote Billy Budd among other works.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 40° 44.507′ N, 73° 59.069′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on East 26th Street 0.1 miles east of Park Avenue South, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 104 East 26th Street, New York NY 10010, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Armory Art Show (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 69th Regiment Armory (about 300 feet away); New York Life Building (about 700 feet away); Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (about 700 feet away); New York Life Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named The New York Life Building (about 700 feet away); Chester Alan Arthur (about 800 feet away); Metropolitan Life Veterans Memorial (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Herman Melville
Herman Melville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler
2. Herman Melville Marker
. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on April 10, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Herman Melville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 17, 2016
3. Herman Melville Marker
The marker is visible to the left of a service door marked "104 E.26th St".
Herman Melville image. Click for full size.
from Wikipedia, 1870
4. Herman Melville
Oil painting by Joseph Oriel Eaton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2014, by Philip Gilson of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 421 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 3, 2014, by Philip Gilson of Brooklyn, New York.   2. submitted on February 17, 2019, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.   3. submitted on July 23, 2016, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   4. submitted on April 10, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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