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Hudson River Railroad

 
 
Hudson River Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 9, 2011
1. Hudson River Railroad Marker
Inscription. On this site stood, in 1861, the station of the Hudson River Railroad
The first passenger to use it was Abraham Lincoln who came to New York on February 19, 1861, on the way to his inauguration as President of the United States

His funeral train left here on April 25, 1865, for Springfield, Illinois

This tablet placed February 19, 1941, by the Railway and Locomotive Historical Society

Frank C. Walker – Post Master General
Albert Goldman – Post Master, New York

 
Erected 1941 by The Railway and Locomotive Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 45.057′ N, 73° 59.907′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of West 3oth Street and Ninth Avenue, on the right when traveling east on West 3oth Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 340 9th Ave, New York NY 10199, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Mary Kubricht (b. 1946) (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1941 · Honor Roll · 1945 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nikola Tesla (approx. 0.3 miles away); Samuel Rea
USPS Morgan Central Mail Facility, Ninth Avenue side. image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 10, 2013
2. USPS Morgan Central Mail Facility, Ninth Avenue side.
The marker is near the corner on the West 30th Street side.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Charles James (approx. half a mile away); Chelsea Hotel (approx. half a mile away); Sir Arthur C. Clarke (approx. half a mile away); Giorgio Di Sant’Angelo (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 20, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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