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Brewster in Putnam County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Chancellor Kent

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, November 14, 2009
1. Chancellor Kent Marker
Inscription.
James Kent, Chief Justice
of New York, author of
“Commentaries on American
Law” was born on a site
to the West, July 31, 1763
Landmarks Preservation Society
1947 Marker Lost
Duplicated 1988

 
Erected 1988 by Landmarks Preservation Society.
 
Location. 41° 25.953′ N, 73° 34.525′ W. Marker is in Brewster, New York, in Putnam County. Marker is on New York State Route 22 0.1 miles south of Doansburg Road (County Route 65), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brewster NY 10509, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Southeast Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Birthplace of Darius M. Couch (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Borden Bridge (approx. 3.1 miles away); Brewster Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away); Brewster Soldiers Monument (approx. 3.6 miles away); Drewsclift Cemetery (approx. 4.6 miles away); Patterson Baptist Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); New Fairfield Fire Department Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away in Connecticut). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brewster.
 
Also see . . .  “James Kent” on Wikipedia
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By Michael Herrick, November 14, 2009
2. Chancellor Kent Marker
. (Submitted on November 18, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
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Internet Archive
3. James Kent
from The Biographical Dictionary of America, 1906, by Rossiter Johnson.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 672 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 18, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   3. submitted on June 24, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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