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Florida in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

William H. Seward

1801 – 1872

 
 
William H. Seward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2009
1. William H. Seward Marker
Inscription.
was born on this site
in a house now used as
a barn in the rear.

 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 19.981′ N, 74° 21.417′ W. Marker is in Florida, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 17A), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Florida NY 10921, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Henry Seward (within shouting distance of this marker); Florida Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Florida (approx. 0.4 miles away); Randallville (approx. half a mile away); Spanktown School (approx. 2.4 miles away); Old Stone Schoolhouse (approx. 3 miles away); Hambletonian (approx. 3.3 miles away); Sugar Loaf Community of Craftsmen (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florida.
 
Also see . . .  William H. Seward (1801-1872). Mr. Lincolnís White House website. (Submitted on July 25, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Marker in Florida, NY image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2009
2. Marker in Florida, NY
Bust of William H. Seward image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2009
3. Bust of William H. Seward
A bust of William Seward is located in a park just south of the marker.
Statue of William H. Seward image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 28, 2007
4. Statue of William H. Seward
This statue of William Seward is in Madison Square Park in New York City. Seward served as Governor of New York, U. S. Senator, and Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln.
William H. Seward born in this house, located behind house near marker. image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, November 14, 2009
5. William H. Seward born in this house, located behind house near marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,092 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 25, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on November 14, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States.
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