Royall Tyler - Guilford, VT
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 42° 47.503 W 072° 37.448
18T E 694309 N 4740423
Quick Description: Early American Playwright moved to Guilford in 1791.
Location: Vermont, United States
Date Posted: 10/13/2012 4:33:26 AM
Waymark Code: WMFFQZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
Located at 236 School Road in Guilford, Vermont, which at the historical museum.

ROYALL TYLER: Early American Playwright

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 9 Years.

Another piece of trivia is that the main theater for the University of Vermont is named after Royall Tyler.
Marker Name: ROYALL TYLER: Early American Playwright

Location: Guilford

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