Washington Arch

Washington Arch (HMROW)

Location: New York, NY 10012 New York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 43.875', W 73° 59.826'

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[ North Inscription ]
To commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the inauguration of George Washington as first President of the United States.

[ South Inscription ]
Let us raise a standard to which the wise and the honest can repair. The event is in the hand of God. ? ? ? * ? ? ? Washington

[ Lower Plaque ]
Washington Arch
Dedicated May 4, 1895
Restored 2004

Arch (1890-1892), Stanford White, Architect
Eagles (1892), Philip Martiny, Sculptor
Trophy Panels (1893), McKim, Mead & White, Architects
Spandrel figures of Peace, War, Fame, and Prosperity (1895)
Frederick William MacMonnies, Sculptor

East Pier, George Washington as Commander-in-Chief,
accompanied by Fame and Valor (1916)
Hermon Atkins MacNeil, Sculptor

West Pier, George Washington as President of the United States,
accompanied by Wisdom and Justice (1918)
Alexander Stirling Calde, Sculptor

Piccirilli Brothers, Principal Carvers
Year Placed1895
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 3:35am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 584687 N 4509407
Decimal Degrees40.73125000, -73.99710000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 43.875', W 73° 59.826'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 43' 52.50" N, 73° 59' 49.56" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)917, 914, 212, 646, 347
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20 Washington Square N, New York NY 10012, US
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