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Beacon in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Burial Site

 
 
Burial Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
1. Burial Site Marker
Inscription.  
Burial site of
William Few, Jr. 1748 – 1828
Signer of U.S. Constitution
for the State of Georgia – 1787
Reinterred in Augusta,
Georgia – October 1973

 
Erected 1975 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1748.
 
Location. 41° 30.372′ N, 73° 58.795′ W. Marker is in Beacon, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on Wolcott Avenue (New York State Route 9D), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beacon NY 12508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Few (a few steps from this marker); Margaret Fuller (approx. 0.2 miles away); Welcome to Beacon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fishkill Landing (approx. ¼ mile away); Lewis Tompkins Hose Company (approx. ¼ mile away); J. Robert Cramer (approx. ¼ mile away); Lafayette's Tour
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Bicentennial Washington (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beacon.
 
Burial Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Clifton Patrick
2. Burial Site Marker
Burial site of William Few, Jr. 1748-1828 Signer of U.S. Constitution for the State of Georgia - 1787 Reinterred in Augusta, Georgia - October 1973 Marker Erected by State Education Department 1975
Burial Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
3. Burial Site Marker
Marker at the Reformed Prostestant Dutch Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
4. Marker at the Reformed Prostestant Dutch Church
Original Tomb Stone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
5. Original Tomb Stone
The original stone of William Few, Jr. is located in front of the Reformed Prostestant Dutch Church. The National Register of Historic Places plaque can also be seen next to the doorway.
Burial Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
6. Burial Site Marker
Reformed Church of Beacon
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
1861
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 737 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   2. submitted on April 30, 2012, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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