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New Berlin in Chenango County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Anson Burlingame

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, January 5, 2020
1. Anson Burlingame Marker
Inscription.  
In honor of
Anson Burlingame
Born in New Berlin
November 14th 1820
As minister to China under Lincoln,
he was the first to unite the Orient
and the Occident in affairs of state.

 
Location. 42° 37.423′ N, 75° 19.927′ W. Marker is in New Berlin, New York, in Chenango County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (New York State Route 8) and Genesee Street (New York State Route 80), on the left when traveling south on South Main Street. Located in front of the New Berlin Library & Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Berlin NY 13411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Law Office (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Andrews Church and Cemetery (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); John P. Usher (approx. ¼ mile away); New Berlin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Daniel Scribner's Home (approx. 2.2 miles away); Morris Village Historic District (approx. 6.8 miles
Anson Burlingame Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
2. Anson Burlingame Marker
away); William Yates (approx. 7.8 miles away); 1/4 Mile To Historic Carr Farm (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Berlin.
 
Regarding Anson Burlingame. Burlingame was a state senator and also a Congressman (1855-1861). He denounced Rep. Preston Brooks for the latter’s assault of Sen. Charles Sumner. Brooks challenged Burlingame to a duel, but Brooks failed to show up for the contest.
 
Also see . . .  Anson Burlingame (Wikipedia). (Submitted on January 7, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Categories. Government & Politics
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 11, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 7, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 7, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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