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Beacon in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Burial Site

 
 
Burial Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
1. Burial Site Marker
Inscription.
Burial site of
William Few, Jr. 1748 – 1828
Signer of U.S. Constitution
for the State of Georgia – 1787
Reinterred in Augusta,
Georgia – October 1973

 
Erected 1975 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 30.372′ N, 73° 58.795′ W. Marker is in Beacon, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on Wolcott Avenue (New York State Route 9D), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beacon NY 12508, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Few (a few steps from this marker); Fishkill Landing (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bicentennial Washington (approx. 0.7 miles away); City of Beacon (approx. mile away); Howland Center (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mount Gulian (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Mount Gulian (approx. 1.2 miles away); Dedication of Newburgh Landing (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Beacon.
 
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Burial Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick
2. Burial Site Marker
Burial site of William Few, Jr. 1748-1828 Signer of U.S. Constitution for the State of Georgia - 1787 Reinterred in Augusta, Georgia - October 1973 Marker Erected by State Education Department 1975
Burial Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
3. Burial Site Marker
Marker at the Reformed Prostestant Dutch Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
4. Marker at the Reformed Prostestant Dutch Church
Original Tomb Stone image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
5. Original Tomb Stone
The original stone of William Few, Jr. is located in front of the Reformed Prostestant Dutch Church. The National Register of Historic Places plaque can also be seen next to the doorway.
Burial Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
6. Burial Site Marker
Reformed Church of Beacon
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
1861
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 387 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on , by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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