New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1811 - 1872
Erected by Historic Landmarks Preservation Center.
Marker series. This marker is included in the New York City Historic Landmarks Preservation Center Cultural Medallions marker series.
Location. 40° 44.292′ N, 73° 59.345′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on East 19th Street east of Broadway, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35 East 19th Street, New York NY 10003, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace (within shouting distance of this marker); Pirates of Penzance Composition Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Theodore Roosevelt (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert Henri (about 500 feet away); James Harper (about 600 feet away); The National Arts Club National Arts Club (about 700 feet away); Poetry Society of America (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . .
1. Horace Greeley (Wikipedia). Horace Greeley (February 3, 1811 – November 28, 1872) was founder and editor of the New-York Tribune, among the great newspapers of its time. Long active in politics, he served briefly as a congressman from New York, and was the candidate of the new Liberal Republican party in the 1872 presidential election. He crusaded against incumbent President Ulysses S. Grant and lost in a landslide. (Submitted on October 12, 2016.)
2. Horace Greeley, Abolitionist with Pen in Hand (African American Registry, February 3, 2011). Horace Greeley was born on this date in 1811. He was a White American journalist and abolitionist.... [Excerpted from Encyclopedia Britannica, 15th Edition] (Submitted on October 12, 2016.)
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • Civil Rights • Communications •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 12, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.