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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

  • Wed
    Chance Showers
    66°F
  • Thu
    Partly Sunny
    70°F
  • Fri
    Sunny
    71°F
  • Sat
    Rain
    70°F

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