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Hurley in Ulster County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Col. Charles De Witt

 
 
Col. Charles De Witt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
1. Col. Charles De Witt Marker
Inscription.
Born       1727   ---   Died     Aug. 27, 1787
Patriot Statesman and Leader in the Revolution
Member Colonial Assembly   1768–75
Provincial Convention   1775   Provincial Congress   1778–7
First Convention of State of New York and of Committee which framed the Constitution   1777
Council of Safety   1777,   Continental Congress   1784
Member of Assembly   1781-5 and 1787
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Providence has led me through a variety of changing
scenes. I wish to be still led by the same unerring guide
            Charles De Witt

 
Location. 41° 55.554′ N, 74° 3.721′ W. Marker is in Hurley, New York, in Ulster County. Marker can be reached from Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located in the Old Hurley Burial Grounds, which can be reached from Main Street via a pedestrian right of way. Marker is in this post office area: Hurley NY 12443, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Van Deusen House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Mine Road (about 300 feet away); Stone Road (about 400 feet away); Hurley Roadbed (about 400
Col. Charles De Witt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
2. Col. Charles De Witt Marker
feet away); Hurley Main Street (about 400 feet away); Old Guard House (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Old Guard House (about 500 feet away); General Washington (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hurley.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
Col. Charles De Witt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
3. Col. Charles De Witt Marker
Col. Charles De Witt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
4. Col. Charles De Witt Marker
Old Hurley Burial Grounds image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
5. Old Hurley Burial Grounds
The Col. Charles De Witt marker is located in a cemetery behind houses on Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 279 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 22, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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