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Ansonia in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Birthplace of David Humphreys

 
 
Birthplace of David Humphreys Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 8, 2009
1. Birthplace of David Humphreys Marker
Inscription.
Birthplace of
David Humphreys
1752 – 1818, Soldier,
Poet, Diplomat,
Industrial Pioneer

 
Location. 41° 19.883′ N, 73° 4.492′ W. Marker is in Ansonia, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is on Elm Street (Connecticut Route 243) 0.1 miles south of Thomas Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 37 Elm Street, Ansonia CT 06401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Liberty Elm (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ansonia (about 700 feet away); Elm Street School Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away); Derby (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ye Ancient Common (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ansonia Veterans Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Charter Oak Seedling (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ansonia Volunteer Firemenís Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ansonia.
 
Also see . . .
1. General David Humphreys House. The Humphreys House is the birthplace of the Revolutionary War officer and friend of George Washington who later became our nation's first ambassador. It serves as the Derby Historical Society's headquarters, as well
General David Humphreys House image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 8, 2009
2. General David Humphreys House
as home of our unique Day in 1762 Program. More than just a wonderful interactive tool for educating our region's children, the Humphreys House is also a museum dedicated to its famous resident and the community he called home.
(Submitted on December 15, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.) 

2. David Humphreys (soldier) on Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 15, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
3. The Humphreys House. Information from the Ansonia Historic District Walking Tour on-line brochure made available by the Derby Historical Society. (Submitted on December 23, 2009.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 704 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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