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Deer Park in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hawk’s Nest

 
 
Hawk’s Nest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
1. Hawk’s Nest Marker
Inscription.
1859 – One lane dirt road

1931-1933   Road was paved

1939 – Official dedication

Sept. 21, 2002 – Dedication

Upper Delaware Scenic Byway

 
Erected by Town of Deer Park.
 
Location. 41° 25.233′ N, 74° 44.029′ W. Marker is in Deer Park, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on New York State Route 97, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Deer Park NY 11729, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Raid (approx. 0.6 miles away); Orange County (approx. 1.2 miles away); D & H Canal (approx. 1.2 miles away); D. and H. Canal (approx. 1.2 miles away); Tannery (approx. 1.7 miles away); Decker Fort (approx. 3.4 miles away); Fort Decker (approx. 3.4 miles away); Fort Burned by Indians (approx. 3.4 miles away).
 
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Marker on Route 97 Scenic Byway image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
2. Marker on Route 97 Scenic Byway
The marker overlooks the Delaware River.
Hawk’s Nest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
3. Hawk’s Nest Marker
The marker is located by a large pullover on route 97. The scenic byway continues on the right of the photo.
View from the Hawk’s Nest image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
4. View from the Hawk’s Nest
This photo, taken from the pulloff where the marker is located, looks south on the Delaware River.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 707 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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