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Horace Greeley, also known as the Greeley Memorial,[1] is an outdoor bronze sculpture of Horace Greeley by Alexander Doyle, located in Greeley Square Park in Manhattan, New York. The statue, cast in 1892 and dedicated on May 30, 1894, sits atop a Quincy granite pedestal.[2] It contains the following inscription:

Horace Greeley
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The sculpture in 2013
ArtistAlexander Doyle
Year1894 (1894)
TypeSculpture
MediumBronze
SubjectHorace Greeley
LocationManhattan, New York, United States
Coordinates40°44′54.9″N 73°59′18.1″W / 40.748583°N 73.988361°W / 40.748583; -73.988361Coordinates: 40°44′54.9″N 73°59′18.1″W / 40.748583°N 73.988361°W / 40.748583; -73.988361

THIS STATUE OF THE FIRST PRESIDENT
NEW YORK TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION NO. 6
WAS PRESENTED TO THE CITY OF NEW YORK BY
HORACE GREELEY·POST NO. 577 G.A.R.
NEW YORK TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION NO. 6 AND
BROOKLYN TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION NO. 98

GIVEN TO THE CITY OF NEW YORK IN 1890

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  1. ^ "Horace Greeley". Fieldguide to U.S. Public Monuments and Memorials. Retrieved July 31, 2014.
  2. ^ "Greeley Square Park: Horace Greeley". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved July 31, 2014.

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