by Benjamin Sutton, at Dec. 17, 2010, 12:33 a.m.
Walking tour stop name: Washington Square East at Washington Place: Henry James, Sr.'s Home in 1841
Associated walking tour: Literary Greenwich Village
Walking tour stop description: "This University Building, on the site of today's Main Building, was first occupied in 1835. It was an imposing Gothic revival structure with a huge stained glass window in the front, part of the 2-story chapel on the 2nd & 3rd floors. Henry James, Sr., H-J's father, rented a room in this building for a short time in 1841, prior to his marriage to Margaret (?) Walsh, H-J's mother."
Henry James's mother was named Mary Robertson Walsh James (1810-1882).
Photo: "Manhattan: Washington Square East - Washington Place," undated.
Walking tour stop location: POINT (-73.9959821832075306 40.7301703567402953)
Next walking tour stop: Washington Square North between Fifth Avenue and University Place: Greek Revival Row
Previous walking tour stop: 23 Washington Place: Henry James Birthplace
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