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Durham in Middlesex County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Moses Austin Birthplace

 
 
Moses Austin Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2016
1. Moses Austin Birthplace Marker
Inscription.
Here Was Born, 1761
Moses Austin
Whose Plan Led To
Settlement of Texas
By His Son Stephen

 
Location. 41° 28.787′ N, 72° 40.888′ W. Marker is in Durham, Connecticut, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Connecticut Route 17) and Maiden Lane, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 256 Main Street, Durham CT 06422, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Durham (approx. 0.6 miles away); American Legion Post 184 Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Durham Veterans Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Congregational Church Bell (approx. 3 miles away); Middlefield Honor Roll (approx. 3 miles away); Middlefield-Rockfall World War II and Korean Conflict Monument (approx. 3 miles away); Middlefield-Rockfall Vietnam War Monument (approx. 3 miles away); Site of Old Town Hall (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Durham.
 
Also see . . .  Moses Austin on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 21, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Moses Austin Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2016
2. Moses Austin Birthplace Marker
Moses Austin Birthplace image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2016
3. Moses Austin Birthplace
The small plaque at the left states the house was built by his father, Elias Austin in 1743
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 21, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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