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Washington at Valley Forge relief - Binghamton, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff
N 42° 05.886 W 075° 54.686
18T E 424633 N 4661070
Quick Description: A copy of a plaque on the front of the sub-treasury building in New York City is on a rock in the Broome County Courthouse square.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 4/10/2015 8:13:51 PM
Waymark Code: WMNNWC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 1

Long Description:
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Broome Plaque: "1776-1976 in memory of the approximately four hundred veterans of the War of Independence who were pioneers in settling the Broome County area erected by Binghamton Chapter Sons of the American Revolution"
From Smithsonian write-up:
"The plaque is a facsimile of a plaque on the front of the sub-treasury building in New York City."
from wikipedia "Federal Hall National Memorial was built in 1842 as the United States Custom House, on the site of the old Federal Hall on Wall Street, and later served as a sub-Treasury building. It is now operated by the National Park Service as a national memorial commemorating the historic events that occurred there...In 1862, Customs moved to 55 Wall Street and the building served as one of six United States Sub-Treasury locations. Millions of dollars of gold and silver were kept in the basement vaults until the Federal Reserve Bank replaced the Sub-Treasury system in 1920." at the bottom of the article there is a photo: "Brass relief of Washington kneeling in prayer."
Where is original located?: Federal Hall Memorial National Historic Site, New York, New York

Where is this replica located?: on a rock in the Broome County Courthouse square

Who created the original?: unknown

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Year Original was Created (approx. ok): before 1976

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