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Alexander Lyman Holley

 
 
Alexander Lyman Holley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
1. Alexander Lyman Holley Marker
Inscription.
Born in Lakeville, Conn.,   July 20th 1832
Died in Brooklyn, N.Y.,   January 29th 1882

In honor of Alexander Lyman Holley, foremost among those whose genius
and energy established in America
and improved throughout the world
the manufacture of Bessemer Steel.
This memorial is erected by engineers
of two hemispheres.

 
Erected 1890.
 
Location. 40° 43.876′ N, 73° 59.893′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from Washington Square S, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located in Washington Square Park. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. No. 22 Washington Square North (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington Arch (about 300 feet away); Judson Memorial Church (about 300 feet away); Eleanor Roosevelt (about 400 feet away); Bella Abzug (about 500 feet away); Edward I. Koch (about 500 feet away); Birthplace of Galo Plaza Lasso (about 600 feet away); Cervantes (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Alexander Lyman Holley Monument
Alexander Lyman Holley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
2. Alexander Lyman Holley Marker
The same text as the first marker(mostly illegible) appears on the pedestal of the monument.
. New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. (Submitted on April 1, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
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Monument in Washington Square Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
3. Monument in Washington Square Park
Bust of Alexander Lyman Holley image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
4. Bust of Alexander Lyman Holley
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 1, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 375 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 1, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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