Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mary Lindley Murray

 
 
Mary Lindley Murray Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 29, 2011
1. Mary Lindley Murray Marker
Inscription.
In honor of
Mary Lindley Murray
wife of Robert Murray
for services rendered her country
during the American Revolution,
entertaining at her home, on this site,
Gen. Howe and his officers, until the
American troops under Gen. Putnam escaped.

 
Location. 40° 44.937′ N, 73° 58.799′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Avenue and 37th Street, in the median on Park Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is on the median strip in the middle of Park Avenue, just south of 37th Street. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10016, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 23 Park Avenue (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Paul II House (about 500 feet away); The Gabarron Foundation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Grolier Club (approx. mile away); Grand Central Terminal (approx. mile away); New York Public Library (approx. 0.3 miles away); "The Kneeling Fireman" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Buildings Overlooking Bryant Park (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Mary Lindley Murray Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 29, 2011
2. Mary Lindley Murray Marker
In 1776 the Murray mansion stood at this location at Murray Hill. General William Howe used this site to observe his troops during their invasion of Manhattan. Mrs. Murray detained Howe and his officers long enough for the American troops to safely retreat.
Marker on Park Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 29, 2011
3. Marker on Park Avenue
The Mary Lindley Murray is seen here on the median strip on Park Avenue.
New York City Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 29, 2011
4. New York City Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 756 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 29, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
Paid Advertisement