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Eli Whitney

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, October 23, 2011
1. Eli Whitney Marker
west side
Inscription.
[ west side ]
Eli Whitney
The inventor of the Cotton Gin.
Of useful science & arts the efficient
patron & improver

[ east side ]
In the social relations of life a model of excellence.
While private affection weeps at his tomb,
his country honors his memory.

[ north side ]
Born Dec. 8, 1765
Died Jan. 8, 1825

[ south side ]
D. Ritter & Son, NH

 
Location. 41° 18.805′ N, 72° 55.666′ 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. Touch for map. Located in Grove Street Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 227 Grove Street, New Haven CT 06511, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nathaniel William Taylor (a few steps from this marker); David Humphreys (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Decius Wadsworth (within shouting distance of this marker); Ithiel Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Jedidiah Morse
Eli Whitney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 23, 2011
2. Eli Whitney Marker
east side
(within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin Silliman (within shouting distance of this marker); Amos Beebe Eaton (within shouting distance of this marker); Othniel Charles Marsh (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Haven.
 
Also see . . .  Eli Whitney on Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 17, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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Eli Whitney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 23, 2011
3. Eli Whitney Marker
north side
Eli Whitney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 23, 2011
4. Eli Whitney Marker
south side
Eli Whitney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 23, 2011
5. Eli Whitney Marker
Eli Whitney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 23, 2011
6. Eli Whitney Marker
The Cotton Gin, invented by Eli Whitney image. Click for full size.
7. The Cotton Gin, invented by Eli Whitney
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,283 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 17, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   7. submitted on November 18, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.
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