Royall Tyler — Early American Playwright

Royall Tyler — Early American Playwright (HM1S2N)

Location: Guilford, VT 05301 Windham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 47.503', W 72° 37.448'

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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.
HM NumberHM1S2N
Year Placed1949
Placed ByVermont Historic Sites Commission
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Date Added Thursday, May 5th, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 694310 N 4740423
Decimal Degrees42.79171667, -72.62413333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 47.503', W 72° 37.448'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 47' 30.18" N, 72° 37' 26.88" W
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Area Code(s)802
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4063 Guilford Center Rd, Guilford VT 05301, US
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