New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1859 - 1952
Erected by Historic Landmarks Preservation Center.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the New York, New York City Historic Landmarks Preservation Center Cultural Medallions series list.
Location. 40° 48.323′ N, 73° 57.919′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of West 112th Street and Broadway, on the right when traveling west on West 112th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 545 West 112th Street, 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. Samuel Tilden Statue (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Samuel J. Tilden (about 700 feet away); Cecil B. DeMille (about 700 feet away); Lajos Kossuth Monument (about 700 feet away); Kossuth (about 800 feet away); Columbia University Midshipmen's Training (approx. 0.2 miles away); Victor Herbert (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harlan Fiske Stone (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . .
1. John Dewey. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on October 7, 2016.)
2. John Dewey (1859-1952). PBS "Only a Teacher" entry:
John Dewey was the most significant educational thinker of his era and, many would argue, of the 20th century. As a philosopher, social reformer and educator, he changed fundamental approaches to teaching and learning. His ideas about education sprang from a philosophy of pragmatism and were central to the Progressive Movement in schooling. In light of his importance, it is ironic that many of his theories have been relatively poorly understood and haphazardly applied over the past hundred years.... (Submitted on October 7, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 7, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. 4. submitted on April 11, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.