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Canton in Saint Lawrence County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Silas Wright

 
 
Silas Wright Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
1. Silas Wright Marker
Inscription.
Silas Wright
———
Farmer-Lawyer
Statesman
——
Citizen of Canton
——
United States Senator
1833 - 1844
——
Governor
of the State of New York
1845 - 1846

 
Erected 1931 by Gouveneur Morris Chapter, D.A.R. and the State of New York.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 44° 35.529′ N, 75° 10.18′ W. Marker is in Canton, New York, in Saint Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Miner Street and West Street, on the left when traveling south on Miner Street. Click for map. Marker is on an obelisk in a cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Canton NY 13617, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Lawrence University (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memoriam (approx. mile away); Village Park and Main Street (approx. mile away); In Memory of those Citizens from the Town of Canton (approx. mile away); Home of Silas Wright
Cemetery Entrance at Southeast Corner of Intersection image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
2. Cemetery Entrance at Southeast Corner of Intersection
(approx. mile away); Rushton Boat Shop (approx. 0.3 miles away); Herring - Cole Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Richardson Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Canton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wright, Silas, Jr., (1795-1847) - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Silas Wright - Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
3. Silas Wright - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on November 23, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Silas Wright Marker and Obelisk image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
3. Silas Wright Marker and Obelisk
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 205 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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