Bowne & Company

Bowne & Company (HM2FWB)

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N 40° 42.446', W 74° 0.29'

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On this site, then 39 Queen Street, Robert Bowne, New York merchant, philanthropist, and educator, established Bowne & Company in 1775.
The company is New York's oldest business concern operating under the same name since its founding.

Robert Bowne helped to establish the city's first free school, first bank and first fire insurance company.
This plaque has been erected 200 years later, in 1975 by South Street Seaport Museum which maintains a restored Bowne & Co. stationary and printing shop one block northwest of the site on Water Street.
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HM NumberHM2FWB
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Year Placed1975
Placed BySouth Street Seaport Museum
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Date Added Sunday, April 21st, 2019 at 11:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 584064 N 4506756
Decimal Degrees40.70743333, -74.00483333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 42.446', W 74° 0.29'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 42' 26.76" N, 74° 0' 17.4" W
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