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Clarkson in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lewis Swift

 
 
Lewis Swift Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, April 21, 2013
1. Lewis Swift Marker
Inscription.  
Widely known astronomer, discoverer of 12 comets and over 1200 nebulae, was born here in 1820.
 
Erected 1959 by County of Monroe.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1200.
 
Location. 43° 13.897′ N, 77° 55.37′ W. Marker is in Clarkson, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Ridge Road West (New York State Route 104) and Sugar Tree Lane on Ridge Road West. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clarkson NY 14430, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clarkson Community Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clarkson Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Commemoration of the Sacrifice (approx. Ό mile away); Clarkson (approx. Ό mile away); Henry R. Selden (approx. 0.3 miles away); Philip Boss (approx. 0.3 miles away); Henry Martin House - 1829 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Home of Simeon B. Jewett (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarkson.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lewis A. Swift. Wikipedia entry
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2. Lewis Swift
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(Submitted on May 17, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York.) 

2. Lewis Swift and Son. Skywatchers website entry (Submitted on May 17, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York.) 
 
Lewis Swift House and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, April 21, 2013
3. Lewis Swift House and Marker
Lewis Swift Marker as seen facing east image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, April 21, 2013
4. Lewis Swift Marker as seen facing east
Lewis Swift Marker as seen facing west image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, April 21, 2013
5. Lewis Swift Marker as seen facing west
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 409 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 17, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York.   2. submitted on January 1, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3, 4, 5. submitted on May 17, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 29, 2022