New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Humanitarian, reformer, stateswoman made this her Greenwich Village home from 1942 - 1949
Erected 1986 by New York University.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Women. In addition, it is included in the Eleanor Roosevelt series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 11, 1884.
Location. 40° 43.935′ N, 73° 59.913′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Washington Square North. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 29 Washington Square North, New York NY 10011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. No. 22 Washington Square North (within shouting distance of this marker); Lorraine Vivian Hansberry (within shouting distance of this marker); Alexander Lyman Holley (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 80 Washington Place (about 400 feet away); Willa Cather and Richard Wright (about 500 feet away); Bella Abzug (about 500 feet Edward I. Koch (about 500 feet away); Shirley Hayes and the Preservation of Washington Square Park (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . . Eleanor Roosevelt. National First Ladies Library entry (Submitted on September 6, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2016, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 418 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 5, 2016, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. 2. submitted on July 29, 2017. 3. submitted on July 23, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.