Peru's First Settler

Peru's First Settler (HM2IU8)

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N 44° 37.11', W 73° 26.732'

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William Hay, a Scotsman,
was Peru's first settler. He built
his house in this vicinity in 1772.
Hay had a friendly relationship with
Benedict Arnold and witnessed
the "Battle of Valcour." The town's
first marriage was between Hay's
daughter, Maby, and Lott Elmore.
HM NumberHM2IU8
Year Placed2017
Placed ByTown of Peru
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 at 11:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 623326 N 4941747
Decimal Degrees44.61850000, -73.44553333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 37.11', W 73° 26.732'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 37' 6.6" N, 73° 26' 43.92" W
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