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Horace Greeley Statue (City Hall Park)

NY

Sculpture
Artist

John Quincy Adams Ward

Architect

Richard Morris Hunt

Collection

Art in the Parks - NYC Department of Parks and Recreation

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This statue commemorates Horace Greeley, longtime editor of the Tribune. The pedestal upon which the statue rests was designed by Richard Morris Hunt. Greeley established the New York Tribune in efforts to promote the Whig and Republican parties as well as opposition to slavery. In the 1872 presidential election, he was the candidate for the Liberal Republican party.

This statue commemorates Horace Greeley, longtime editor of the Tribune. The pedestal upon which the statue rests was designed by Richard Morris Hunt. Greeley established the New York Tribune in efforts to promote the Whig and Republican parties as well as opposition to slavery. In the 1872 presidential election, he was the candidate for the Liberal Republican party.

Tours

The Commons - The Heart of New York City

City Hall Park

Centre Street Chambers Street, New York City, NY, US 10007

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