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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CAN_edward-livingston_New-York-NY.html
Edward Livingston May 23, 1764 - May 23, 1836 U.S. Secretary of State, 1931-33 Representative from New York, 1795-1901 Mayor of New York City, 1801-03 Representative from Louisiana, 1823-29 Senator from Louisiana, 1829-31 Minister to France…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1SWE_federal-hall-national-monument-historical_New-York-NY.html
A majestic statue of George Washington stands on the front steps of Federal Hall in memory of Washington's inauguration as the country's first president—which happened on this spot on April 30th, 1789. The current building is named for th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1SWC_j-p-morgan-historical_New-York-NY.html
Known throughout the world of finance, sought out by presidents and potentates, the legendary House of Morgan helped bankroll the industrialization of America. J. Pierpont Morgan's influence was such that, during the Panic of 1907, he orchestra…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1LG8_new-yorks-municipal-slave-market_New-York-NY.html
On Wall Street, between Pearl and Water Streets, a market that auctioned enslaved people of African ancestry was established by a Common Council law on November 30, 1711. This slave market was in use until 1762. Slave owners wanting to hire out th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1E6N_george-clinton_New-York-NY.html
New York Home of Distinguished American George ClintonJuly 26 1739 - April 20, 1812Vice President of The United States 1805 - 12Governor of New York 1777 - 95, 1801 - 04Occupied as Governor's Mansion a house on this site from 1784 to 1791. George …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM10XV_bank-of-new-york-and-trust-company-building_New-York-NY.html
This dignified Neo-Georgian skyscraper was constructed in 1927-29 to the designs of prominent architect Benjamin Wister Morris for the Bank of New York & Trust Company. Much earlier in 1796 The New York Bank & Trust Company was the first bank to e…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM10VT_army-docks_Middletown-NJ.html
The first wharf built here was used to bring in granite blocks for the Fort at Sandy Hook. Later, cannon to be tested at the Sandy Hook Proving Ground were received here. In the 1890s barges arrived carrying the materials to build Fort Hancock. To…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM10VS_40-wall-street_New-York-NY.html
Built in 1929-30 as the Manhattan Company Building, this pictureseque 927 foot tall skyscraper was planned as the world's tallest building. Crowned by a pyramidal roof and French Gothic spire, it remains an imposing presence on the lower Manhattan…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMVUB_let-freedom-ring_New-York-NY.html
This plaque is dedicated to the memory of the innocent victims of the September 11, 2001 attack on America and to the heroic men and women of the Fire Department of the City of New York, the New York City Police Department, the Port Authority Poli…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMVT4_new-york-stock-exchange_New-York-NY.html
This central market place for the purchase and sale of securities was founded in 1792 by merchants who met daily beneath a buttonwood tree that grew nearby. Completed in 1903 from designs by George B. Post, sculptors of Pediment Group were J.Q.A. …
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