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Herman Melville

 
 
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By Philip Gilson, October 2, 2014
1. Herman Melville Marker
Inscription. The American author resided from 1863 - 1891 at this site 104 East 26th Street where he wrote Billy Budd among other works.
 
Location. 40° 44.507′ N, 73° 59.069′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on East 26th Street 0.1 miles east of Park Avenue South, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 104 East 26th Street, New York NY 10010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chester Alan Arthur (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Chester Alan Arthur (about 800 feet away); Madison Avenue Centennial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Metropolitan Life Tower (approx. 0.2 miles away); David Glasgow Farragut (approx. 0.2 miles away); To Our Heroes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eternal Light Flagstaff (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Herman Melville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 17, 2016
2. Herman Melville Marker
The marker is visible to the left of a service door marked "104 E.26th St".
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2014, by Philip Gilson of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 3, 2014, by Philip Gilson of Brooklyn, New York.   2. submitted on July 23, 2016, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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