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Salem in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Home and Laboratory of Dr. Asa Fitch, Jr.

1809-1879

 
 
Home and laboratory of Dr. Asa Fitch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Virginia McGreevy, August 16, 2012
1. Home and laboratory of Dr. Asa Fitch Marker
Inscription.  First State entomologist, 1854-71. Pioneer in study of crop pests and their control.
 
Erected 1954 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 43° 9.009′ N, 73° 22.78′ W. Marker is in Salem, New York, in Washington County. Marker is on State Route 29 (New York State Route 29) 0.2 miles Pine Ln, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4169 State Route 29, Salem NY 12865, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rexleigh Covered Bridge (approx. 1.6 miles away); Revolutionary Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away); Old White Church (approx. 3 miles away); Stockaded Fort (approx. 3 miles away); T/SGT Francis J. Clark (approx. 3 miles away); 1852 Rail Yard (approx. 3.1 miles away); The White Creek Fort (approx. 3.1 miles away); General John Williams (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
 
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 Dr. Asa Fitch, Jr. - Find A Grave. (Submitted on August 24, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2012, by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. This page has been viewed 531 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on February 1, 2013, by Dr. Chester Brearey of Salem, New York. Photo   1. submitted on August 17, 2012, by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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