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Sauquoit in Oneida County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Birthplace of Dr. Asa Gray

 
 
Birthplace of Dr. Asa Gray Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, October 20, 2019
1. Birthplace of Dr. Asa Gray Marker
Inscription.  

Born November 18, 1810
Died January 30, 1888
World famous botanist

 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. A significant historical date for this entry is January 30, 1888.
 
Location. 43° 0.405′ N, 75° 14.765′ W. Marker is in Sauquoit, New York, in Oneida County. Marker is at the intersection of Pinnacle Road (County Route 9) and Campbell Road, on the right when traveling east on Pinnacle Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sauquoit NY 13456, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Sermon (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Birthplace of Dr. Asa Gray (approx. 0.7 miles away); Town of Paris Great War Memorial (approx. one mile away); A Grist Mill (approx. 5 miles away); Governor Horatio Seymour (approx. 5.1 miles away); Jedediah Sanger (approx. 5.1 miles away); Justus Henry Rathbone (approx. 5.2 miles away); Oneida County Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. 5˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sauquoit.
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Also see . . .  Asa Gray. (Submitted on October 21, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
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2. Asa Gray
This picture of Asa Gray appeared in the Maysville Kentucky Evening Bulletin, Feb. 1, 1888.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 181 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on November 27, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. Photos:   1. submitted on October 20, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   2. submitted on November 27, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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