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West Chazy in Clinton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Benjamin Franklin

 
 
Benjamin Franklin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ellen Adams, July 25, 2017
1. Benjamin Franklin Marker
Inscription. 1776. Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Chase & Charles Carroll of Carrollton paused near here April 26 en route to Montreal as Delegates of Congress.
 
Erected by Chazy Friends of the Library.
 
Location. 44° 49.03′ N, 73° 23.984′ W. Marker is in West Chazy, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is on Lake Shore Road 0.1 miles north of Reynolds Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 526 Lake Shore Road, West Chazy NY 12992, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benedict Arnold (approx. 1.1 miles away); A. Vantine Farm (approx. 1.6 miles away); Point Au Roche Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Theodore Roosevelt's Visit to Isle La Motte (approx. 2.7 miles away in Vermont); Philip Farnsworth's Tavern (approx. 2.7 miles away); Homestead Site of Jean LaFramboise (approx. 3.2 miles away); 1805 Log Home (approx. 3.8 miles away); Riverview Cemetery (approx. 4.8 miles away).
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Benjamin Franklin image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 9, 2015
2. Benjamin Franklin
This c. 1785 portrait of Benjamin Franklin by Joseph Siffred Duplessis hangs in the National Portrait Gallery in Washingotn, DC.
Samuel Chase image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 5, 2015
3. Samuel Chase
This c. 1773 portrait of Samuel Chase by Charles Willson Peale hangs in the Museum of the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore, Maryland.
Charles Carroll of Carrollton image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 5, 2015
4. Charles Carroll of Carrollton
This c. 1847 portrait of Charles Carroll of Carrollton by Michael Laty (after Robert Field) hangs in the Museum of the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore, Maryland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2017, by Ellen Adams of Plattsburgh, New York. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 25, 2017, by Ellen Adams of Plattsburgh, New York.   2, 3, 4. submitted on February 21, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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