General Caleb Hyde - Whitney Point, Y
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff
N 42° 19.350 W 075° 57.636
18T E 420847 N 4686030
Quick Description: Caleb Hyde was a delegate from Lenox to the third Provincial Congress.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 4/11/2016 4:50:18 AM
Waymark Code: WMQXK8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 1

Long Description:
History of Berkshire County, Massachusetts:
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"He settled in Lenox in 1769, and took an active part in opposing British Aggression. He was a delegate from Lenox to the third Provincial Congress, representing the town in the General Court for five years...He moved to Lisle, Broome County...He soon become a leading man in Broome County, was Major General of militia, twice elected State Senator."
Patriot Name: Caleb Hyde

Type of Service Provided: Delegate from Lenox to the Third Provincial Congress

Cemetery Name: Riverside Cemetery, Whitney Point, NY

Text of the Grave Marker:
"Gen Caleb Hyde died Dec. 25, 1820 aged 81 years"


Grave Marker Type: Modern Bronze Marker

Historical Background:
"He settled in Lenox in 1769, and took an active part in opposing British Aggression. He was a delegate from Lenox to the third Provincial Congress, representing the town in the General Court for five years...He moved to Lisle, Broome County...He soon become a leading man in Broome County, was Major General of militia, twice elected State Senator."


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