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Greeley Square Park

Broadway, Av of the 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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Directions to Greeley Square Park

Greeley Square Park Weather

  • Wed
    Slight Chance Light Rain then Partly Sunny
    56°F
  • Thu
    Patchy Drizzle and Patchy Fog
    58°F
  • Fri
    Chance Light Rain
    60°F
  • Sat
    Showers Likely
    59°F

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