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Guilford in Windham County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Royall Tyler -- Early American Playwright

 
 
Royall Tyler -- Early American Playwright Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dennis Gilkenson, May 3, 2016
1. Royall Tyler -- Early American Playwright Marker
Inscription. Boston-born Royall Tyler’s play, ‘The Contrast’ was the first American drama to be performed in this country (1787) and his novel, ‘The Algerine Captive’ presented the first Yankee types in our literature. He came to Guilford in 1791 and was Chief Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court for 7 Years.
 
Erected 1949 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
 
Location. 42° 47.503′ N, 72° 37.448′ W. Marker is in Guilford, Vermont, in Windham County. Marker is on Guilford Center Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in front of the Historical Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Brattleboro VT 05301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vermont - Connecticut Valley Route (here, next to this marker); Vermont’s Interstate Highway System (approx. 3.3 miles away); Fort Bridgman Marker (approx. 4.7 miles away); Jemima Tute (approx. 4.8 miles away); Estey Organ Company (approx. 4.9 miles away); The First Building of the Centre Congregational Church (approx. 5.5 miles away); Brattleboro Civil War Monument (approx. 5.6 miles away); Brattleboro Veterans Monument (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guilford.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2016, by Dennis Gilkenson of Saxtons River, Vermont. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 18 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 4, 2016, by Dennis Gilkenson of Saxtons River, Vermont. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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