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Near Brewster in Putnam County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dag Hammarskjold House

Historical Landmark

 
 
Dag Hammarskjold House Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Vila, August 5, 2019
1. Dag Hammarskjold House Marker
Inscription.  Here, Dag Hammarskjold U.N. Secretary-General enjoyed seclusion until his death in 1961.

Dedicated U.N. Day October 24, 1973

 
Erected 1973 by Southeast Museum Association, Brewster, N.Y.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Peace. A significant historical year for this entry is 1961.
 
Location. 41° 26.49′ N, 73° 35.256′ W. Marker is near Brewster, New York, in Putnam County. Marker is on Foggintown Road east of Hawks Lane, on the right when traveling west. Plaque is mounted to the rock wall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Foggintown Rd, Brewster NY 10509, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chancellor Kent (approx. 0.9 miles away); Old Southeast Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); DeForest Corners (approx. 2 miles away); Col. H. Ludington (approx. 2.6 miles away); Birthplace of Darius M. Couch (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Borden Bridge (approx. 3.4 miles away); Brewster Veterans Memorial
Marker is mounted to the rock wall at his former retreat house. image. Click for full size.
By K. Vila, August 5, 2019
2. Marker is mounted to the rock wall at his former retreat house.
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(approx. 3.6 miles away); Patterson Baptist Church (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brewster.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Dag Hammarskjold. (Submitted on August 5, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Additional keywords. United Nations
 
Dag Hammarskjöld (29 July 1905 – 18 September 1961) image. Click for full size.
By Public domain (CC0), September 12, 1961
3. Dag Hammarskjöld (29 July 1905 – 18 September 1961)
Dag Hammarskjold House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Vila, August 5, 2019
4. Dag Hammarskjold House and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 5, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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