Shem Drowne Photo

Shem Drowne

Death: Jan 13, 1774

Birthplace: Americas

Nationality: United States

Shem Drowne

Date of Death : Jan 13, 1774
Birth Place : Americas

Deacon Shem Drowne was a colonial coppersmith and tinplate worker in Boston, Massachusetts and was America's first documented weathervane maker. He is most famous for the grasshopper weathervane atop of Faneuil Hall, well known as a symbol of Boston.

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