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Benjamin Franklin

1706 – 1790

 
 
Benjamin Franklin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
1. Benjamin Franklin Marker
Inscription.
Printer Patriot
Philosopher
Statesman

Presented by
Albert DeGroot
to the
Press and Printers
of the
City of New York
inveiled
January 17, 1872
Ernst Plassman Sculptor

 
Erected 1872 by Albert DeGroot.
 
Location. 40° 42.71′ N, 74° 0.354′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Spruce Street and Park Row, on the left when traveling south on Spruce Street. Touch for map. Statue is located in front of Pace University. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10038, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pace University (within shouting distance of this marker); Pace College (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathan Hale (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Almshouse (about 400 feet away); Liberty Poles (about 500 feet away); Horace Greeley (about 500 feet away); Joseph Pulitizer (about 500 feet away); The Bridewell 1775-1838 (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  A Quick Biography of Benjamin Franklin. UShistory.org website. (Submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Benjamin Franklin Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
2. Benjamin Franklin Statue
The campus of Pace University can be seen behind the statue of Franklin.
 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Benjamin Franklin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2008
3. Benjamin Franklin Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 915 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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