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Eleanor Roosevelt

 
 
Eleanor Roosevelt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander
1. Eleanor Roosevelt Marker
Inscription.  1884 - 1962
The first lady of The United States (1933 - 1945), as a political activist known for her unwavering support for human rights, lived here from 1959 to 1962. As a delegate to The United Nations (1946 - 1952), she chaired the commission that drafted The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948).
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsPeaceWomen.
 
Location. 40° 46.71′ N, 73° 58.636′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on West 74 Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 55 West 74 Street, New York NY 10023, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The San Remo (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Central Park West: West 73rd-74th Street Historic District (about 700 feet away); Henry Bliss (about 700 feet away); The New-York Historical Society (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tecumseh Playground (approx. ¼ mile away); Addressing the Statue
Eleanor Roosevelt image. Click for full size.
By Usps, unknown
2. Eleanor Roosevelt
(approx. 0.3 miles away); The Falconer Statue (approx. 0.3 miles away); Septuagesimo Uno (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .
1. Eleanor Roosevelt - National First Ladies Library. (Submitted on September 6, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Eleanor Roosevelt. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on April 8, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2016, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 233 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 5, 2016, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York.   2. submitted on April 8, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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