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Home of Silas Deane

 
 
Home of Silas Deane Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 6, 2011
1. Home of Silas Deane Marker
Inscription.
Home of
Silas Deane
American Diplomat
In the Revolution
Built 1766

 
Location. 41° 42.704′ N, 72° 39.183′ W. Marker is in Wethersfield, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is on Main Street near Marsh Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 203 Main Street, Wethersfield CT 06109, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Silas Deane House (here, next to this marker); Webb House (within shouting distance of this marker); Society of the Cincinnati (within shouting distance of this marker); Connecticut Constitution Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Webb House (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old Academy (about 600 feet away); Rev. Joseph Emerson (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wethersfield.
 
Regarding Home of Silas Deane. Silas Deane was a delegate to the Continental Congress and the mysterious and controversial first diplomat to France. He was instrumental in obtaining aid from the French during the American Revolution.
Home of Silas Deane image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 6, 2011
2. Home of Silas Deane

 
Also see . . .
1. Silas Deane House on Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 14, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Silas Deane on Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 14, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
3. Silas Deane Online. (Submitted on August 14, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 447 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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