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Herman Melville

 
 
Herman Melville Marker - Albany, NY image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, April 21, 2008
1. Herman Melville Marker - Albany, NY
Inscription.
Author of "Moby Dick"
Studied and Worked During
Formative Years in Albany
1830 - 1838. Family Home at
3 Clinton Square 1834-1838

 
Erected 1953 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 39.223′ N, 73° 45.022′ W. Marker is in Albany, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Orange Street near North Pearl Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is posted at the edge of a garden plot at the intersection of Orange & North Pearl Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Albany NY 12207, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lincoln Mourned (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Albany Pump Station (about 800 feet away); Site of 1 Elk St. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Court of Appeals (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph Henry (approx. mile away); Kilian Van Rensselaer (approx. mile away); 1624-1924 (approx. mile away); Academy Park (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. two other homes of Melville, in Troy, NY and Pittsfield, MA
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Herman Melville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, April 21, 2008
2. Herman Melville Marker
The former Melville home is the one directly behind the marker in this photo.
Herman Melville House Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, March 21, 2008
3. Herman Melville House Plaque
This Historic Albany Foundation Inc. plaque is mounted to the right of the main entrance.
Herman Melville House image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, April 21, 2008
4. Herman Melville House
The Melville House in the on the left. The establishment to the right of McGeary's is called the Melville Mug.
Herman Melville image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
5. Herman Melville
Born August 1, 1819 in New York City
Died September 28, 1891 (aged 72) in New York City
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 1,273 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 27, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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