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Queensbury in Warren County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wing Memorial

 
 
Wing Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By John Farrell, April 16, 2009
1. Wing Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In memory of
Abraham and Edward Wing
Pioneers
in the Town of Queensbury
They were descended from
Rev. John Wing
and
Deborah Batchelder

She with four sons came to America in 1632. In 1762 King George gave a grant of the Town of Queensbury to Abraham and Edward Wing and others. About 1785 the Society of Friends built a log meeting house on this ground. Here was kept the first school, here was the first burial ground of the pioneer fathers.
 
Erected 1911 by the Wing descendents.
 
Location. 43° 19.917′ N, 73° 39.183′ W. Marker is in Queensbury, New York, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Quaker Road (New York State Route 254) and Bay Road, on the right when traveling east on Quaker Road. Click for map. Southwest corner of the intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Queensbury NY 12804, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Quaker Burying Ground (here, next to this marker); Half Way Brook (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Half Way Brook (approx.
Wing Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By John Farrell, April 16, 2009
2. Wing Memorial Marker
0.7 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 0.7 miles away); Peace and Victory Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Korean War Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Blind Rock (approx. 1.3 miles away); Civil War Monument (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Queensbury.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Wing Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By John Farrell, April 16, 2009
3. Wing Memorial Marker
Looking north. The marker can be seen to the left in the photo. The state historical marker can be seen to the right.
 
 
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