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Home of Silas Deane

 
 
Home of Silas Deane Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, August 6, 2011
1. Home of Silas Deane Marker
Inscription.  
Home of
Silas Deane
American Diplomat
In the Revolution
Built 1766

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1766.
 
Location. 41° 42.704′ N, 72° 39.183′ W. Marker is in Wethersfield, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is on Main Street near Marsh Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 203 Main Street, Wethersfield CT 06109, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Silas Deane House (here, next to this marker); Webb House (within shouting distance of this marker); Society of the Cincinnati (within shouting distance of this marker); Connecticut Constitution Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Webb House (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old Academy (about 600 feet away); Rev. Joseph Emerson (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wethersfield.
 
Regarding Home of Silas Deane.
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Silas Deane was a delegate to the Continental Congress and the mysterious and controversial first diplomat to France. He was instrumental in obtaining aid from the French during the American Revolution.
 
Also see . . .
1. Silas Deane House on Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 14, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Silas Deane on Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 14, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
3. Silas Deane Online. (Submitted on August 14, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Home of Silas Deane image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, August 6, 2011
2. Home of Silas Deane
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 650 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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