Martha's Vineyard in Edgartown in Dukes County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Home of Benjamin Smith
Home of Benjamin Smith who was commissioned in 1775 Captain of the First Company, Martha’s Vineyard Militia, Massachusetts, for the defense of the seacoast.
Marker placed by Martha’s Vineyard Seacoast Defence Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
June 21 2003
Erected 2003 by Seacoast Defence Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 21, 2003.
Location. 41° 23.342′ N, 70° 30.892′ W. Marker is in Edgartown, Massachusetts, in Dukes County. It is on Martha's Vineyard. Memorial is at the intersection of South Summer Street and Davis Lane, on the right when traveling south on South Summer Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34 South Summer Street, Edgartown MA 02539, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frederick Douglass (within shouting distance of this marker); 24 South Water Street (about Giant Pagoda Tree (about 400 feet away); Judge Herbert E. Tucker, Jr. (about 500 feet away); Edgartown Vietnam and Other Actions Memorial (about 500 feet away); Edgartown World War II and Vietnam Memorial (about 500 feet away); Edgartown World War II and Korea Memorial (about 500 feet away); Edgartown World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edgartown.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. 3. submitted on July 26, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.