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First Presidential Mansion

No. 1 Cherry St.

 
 
First Presidential Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, June 6, 2011
1. First Presidential Mansion Marker
Inscription.  
Occupied by
George Washington
from April 26 1789
to February 25 1790.

 
Erected 1899 by Mary Washington Colonial Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 40° 42.57′ N, 74° 0.094′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Pearl Street and Dover Street. Plaque is located on the Manhattan mooring of the Brooklyn Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10038, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. FishBridge Park (within shouting distance of this marker); First ferry service in New York (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Seamanís Church Institute (about 600 feet away); Rhinelander Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lower East Side - Peck Slip (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lower East Side – 1767
First Presidential Mansion Marker site image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 9, 2019
2. First Presidential Mansion Marker site
The marker on the Manhattan mooring.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Governor Alfred E. Smith Houses Residents Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peck Slip (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. The marker is generally inaccessible behind fencing, as the area is used for storage.
 
Also see . . .  A. Historic Home Marked. (Submitted on June 19, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismPeaceWar, US Revolutionary
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2011, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 981 times since then and 55 times this year. Last updated on April 9, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1. submitted on June 6, 2011, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York.   2. submitted on April 9, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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