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Canton in St. Lawrence County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Silas Wright

 
 
Silas Wright Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
1. Silas Wright Marker
Inscription.  
Silas Wright
———
Farmer-Lawyer
Statesman
—·—
Citizen of Canton
—·—
United States Senator
1833 - 1844
—·—
Governor
of the State of New York
1845 - 1846
•    •     •    •    •

 
Erected 1931 by Gouveneur Morris Chapter, D.A.R. and the State of New York.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1833.
 
Location. 44° 35.529′ N, 75° 10.18′ W. Marker is in Canton, New York, in St. Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Miner Street and West Street, on the left when traveling south on Miner Street. Marker is on an obelisk in a cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canton NY 13617, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Lawrence University (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memoriam (approx. ¼ mile away); Village Park and Main Street (approx. ¼ mile
Cemetery Entrance at Southeast Corner of Intersection image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
2. Cemetery Entrance at Southeast Corner of Intersection
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away); In Memory of those Citizens from the Town of Canton (approx. ¼ mile away); Home of Silas Wright (approx. ¼ mile away); Rushton Boat Shop (approx. 0.3 miles away); Herring - Cole Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Richardson Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wright, Silas, Jr., (1795-1847). Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website entry (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 

2. Silas Wright. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
Silas Wright Marker and Obelisk image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
3. Silas Wright Marker and Obelisk
Hon. Silas Wright of N.Y. image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
4. Hon. Silas Wright of N.Y.
from the Brady-Handy photograph collection.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   4. submitted on September 3, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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