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Greeley Square Park

Broadway, Av Of Americas, bet. W 32 St and W 33 St

Manhattan

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

Celebrated editor and political leader Horace Greeley (1811-1872) launched the New York Tribune in 1841. From its pages, he had an enormous influence on American popular opinion. Greeley’s famous advice, “Go West, young man, go West,” inspired generations of Americans to seek their fortunes on the new frontier. He advocated protectionism, abolitionism, labor rights, and political reform. Greeley ran for President in 1872.

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Greeley Square Park Weather

  • Sun
    Mostly Sunny
    83°F
  • Thu
    Slight Chc Thunderstorms
    81°F
  • Fri
    Slight Chc Showers
    77°F
  • Sat
    Partly Sunny
    76°F

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