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Hudson Falls in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hon. Silas Wright

 
 
Hon. Silas Wright Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
1. Hon. Silas Wright Marker
Inscription.
During his youth Silas Wright came to Sandy Hill, now Hudson Falls, to learn to be a lawyer, serving his clerkship in this small building. This was the law office of Hon. Henry C. Martindale, a judge of the Court of Common Pleas and a Member of Congress.

Gov. Wright studied the law under the guidance of Judge Martindale and did become a lawyer. He was born in 1795 and died in 1847, at his home in Canton, St. Lawrence County. In addition to being governor he served in the United States Senate.
 
Erected 2004 by Village of Hudson Falls.
 
Location. 43° 18.045′ N, 73° 35.186′ W. Marker is in Hudson Falls, New York, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 4) and Maple Street (New York State Route 196), on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hudson Falls NY 12839, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington County Civil War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Sixteen Soldiers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gen. Washington
Hon. Silas Wright Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
2. Hon. Silas Wright Marker
(about 400 feet away); Gov. N. Pitcher (about 500 feet away); Sandy Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Headquarters (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hudson Falls.
 
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Marker in Hudson Falls image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
3. Marker in Hudson Falls
Law Office of Judge Henry C. Martindale image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
4. Law Office of Judge Henry C. Martindale
Future governor Silas Wright began his law career in this building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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