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Hezekiah Augur

 
 
Hezekiah Augur Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, November 22, 2010
1. Hezekiah Augur Marker
Inscription.  
Hezekiah Augur
1791 – 1858
Sculptor
Descendant of settlers
of New Haven Colony
Woodcarver – Inventor
First American Sculptor
A genius upon whom Yale
College conferred the
Honorary Degree of
Master of Arts in 1833
Maria Augur
His Sister
1788 – 1868
Erected by Bryson T. Thompson
An Augur Descendant

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1791.
 
Location. 41° 18.751′ N, 72° 55.544′ W. Marker is in New Haven, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Grove Street and High Street, on the right when traveling north. Located in Grove Street Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 227 Grove Street, New Haven CT 06511, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ross Granville Harrison (within shouting distance of this marker); Pierpont Edwards (within shouting distance of this marker); Simeon Baldwin (within shouting distance of this marker); Roger Sherman
Hezekiah Augur Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, November 22, 2010
2. Hezekiah Augur Marker
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roger Sherman Baldwin (about 300 feet away); Grove Street Cemetery Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away); Thomas Nash (about 300 feet away); Isaac Allerton (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Haven.
 
Also see . . .  Hezekiah Auguron Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 28, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 28, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 549 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 28, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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Oct. 6, 2022