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William H. Seward

 
 
William H. Seward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
1. William H. Seward Marker
Inscription.
Governor

U. S. Senator

Secretary of State
of † U. S.

 
Erected 1876.
 
Location. 40° 44.49′ N, 73° 59.329′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and E 23rd Street, on the left when traveling south on Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is located on the southwest corner of Madison Square Park. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eternal Light Flagstaff (within shouting distance of this marker); To Our Heroes (within shouting distance of this marker); Fifth Avenue Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Flatiron Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Metropolitan Life Tower (about 300 feet away); Madison Avenue Centennial (about 400 feet away); Edith Wharton (about 400 feet away); Major General William Jenkins Worth (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .
1. William H. Seward (1801-1872). Mr. Lincolnís White House website. (Submitted on April 1, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. William Seward Statue
William H. Seward Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
2. William H. Seward Statue
Seward served as Lincoln's Secretary of State during the Civil War. His purchase of Alaska was ridiculed at the time as “Seward's Folly.”
. New York City Department of Parks & Recreation website. (Submitted on April 1, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Seward in Madison Square Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 26, 2011
3. Seward in Madison Square Park
William Seward was the first New Yorker to have a monument erected in his honor in New York City.
Closeup of William Seward image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 28, 2007
4. Closeup of William Seward
William H. Seward Statue in Summer image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 28, 2007
5. William H. Seward Statue in Summer
 
 
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 507 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 1, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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