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Horace Greeley

1811 - 1872

 
 
Horace Greeley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 3, 2016
1. Horace Greeley Marker
Inscription. Journalist who said "Go West, young man!" lived here when he was editor and publisher of the New York Tribune. An outspoken progressive reformer, he championed Western expansion and rights for women and young people.
 
Erected by Historic Landmarks Preservation Center.
 
Location. 40° 44.292′ N, 73° 59.345′ W. Marker is in New York City, 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); Abraham Lincoln Statue (about 800 feet away); Brotherhood Synagogue (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lafayette (approx. 0.2 miles away); Levi Parsons Morton (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Horace Greeley (Wikipedia).
Horace Greeley Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 3, 2016
2. Horace Greeley Marker - Wide View
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 RRCivil RightsCommunications
 
<i>Horace Greeley and Family</i> image. Click for full size.
By Otto Knirsch, Hoboken, circa 1855
3. Horace Greeley and Family
Lithograph image courtesy of the Library of Congress.
 
 
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 145 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 12, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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