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Nyack in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Historic Underground Railroad

 
 
Historic Underground Railroad Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, May 6, 2009
1. Historic Underground Railroad Marker
Inscription. At this crossroads stood the home of the Edward Hesdra Family. This home is believed to have been a link in the underground slave railway, c1855.
 
Erected 2001 by American Legion Post 310.
 
Location. 41° 5.543′ N, 73° 55.713′ W. Marker is in Nyack, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 59) and South Highland Avenue (U.S. 9W), on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nyack NY 10960, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oak Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Historic Underground Railroad (approx. mile away); 1 Mile To Nyack (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rockland Brink's Robbery (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Reformed Church of Nyack (approx. half a mile away); Couch Court (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hopper House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Nyack First Settlement (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Nyack.
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RR
 
Historic Underground Railroad Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, May 6, 2009
2. Historic Underground Railroad Marker
Historic Underground Railroad Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, July 18, 2010
3. Historic Underground Railroad Marker
 
 
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