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Lewis Swift

 
 
Lewis Swift Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 21, 2013
1. Lewis Swift Marker
Inscription. Widely known astronomer, discoverer of 12 comets and over 1200 nebulae, was born here in 1820.
 
Erected 1959 by County of Monroe.
 
Location. 43° 13.897′ N, 77° 55.37′ W. Marker is in Clarkson, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Ridge Road West (New York State Route 104) and Sugar Tree Lane on Ridge Road West. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clarkson NY 14430, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Henry Martin House - 1829 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Home of Simeon B. Jewett (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brockport and the Canal (approx. 1.3 miles away); Canal Commerce in Brockport (approx. 1.3 miles away); McCormick Reapers (approx. 1.3 miles away); Main Street Brockport Enterprises in the Early 1900s (approx. 1.4 miles away); American Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); St. Luke's Episcopal Church (approx. 1.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Lewis Swift - The Rochester Astronomer. 23-page PDF of the January 1947 issue of "Rochester History." (Submitted on May 17, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York.) 

2. Skywatchers: Lewis Swift and Son.
Lewis Swift House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 21, 2013
2. Lewis Swift House and Marker
(Submitted on May 17, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York.)
3. Lewis A. Swift - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 17, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceScience & Medicine
 
Lewis Swift Marker as seen facing east image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 21, 2013
3. Lewis Swift Marker as seen facing east
Lewis Swift Marker as seen facing west image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 21, 2013
4. Lewis Swift Marker as seen facing west
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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