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Othniel Charles Marsh

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, November 22, 2010
1. Othniel Charles Marsh Marker
Inscription.
Othniel Charles Marsh
Born at Lockport, N.Y. October 29, 1831. Died at New Haven, March 18, 1899
Professor of Paleontology in Yale University 1866 – 1899
President of the National Academy of Sciences 1883 – 1895
Eminent as Explorer, Collector and Investigator in Science
To Yale University he gave his services, his collections and his estate

 
Location. 41° 18.846′ N, 72° 55.64′ W. Marker is in New Haven, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker can be reached from Grove Street near 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. Glenn Miller (within shouting distance of this marker); Ithiel Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Pelatiah Perit (within shouting distance of this marker); Eli Whitney (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Gamble Kirkwood (about 300 feet away); Nathaniel William Taylor (about 300 feet away); Noah Lane Farnham (about 300 feet away); Theodore Dwight Woolsey (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Haven.
 
Also see . . .
Othniel Charles Marsh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 22, 2010
2. Othniel Charles Marsh Marker
 Othniel Charles Marsh on Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 26, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 413 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 26, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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