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

Appalachian Trail

 
 
Appalachian Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2009
1. Appalachian Trail Marker
Inscription.
Footpath for hikers
2100 miles Georgia – Maine
Maintained by volunteers
NY – NJ Trail Conference

 
Erected by New York State Bridge Authority.
 
Location. 41° 19.207′ N, 73° 59.369′ W. Marker is in Highland, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on U.S. 6, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located at the western entrance to the Bear Mountain Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Montgomery NY 10922, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Appalachian Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Clinton (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Clinton’s Outer Redoubt (within shouting distance of this marker); Outer Redoubt of Fort Clinton (within shouting distance of this marker); The British Attempt to Divide the Colonies during the War of Independence (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The West Redoubt of Fort Clinton (about 300 feet away); Bear Mountain Bridge (about 400 feet away); The Bridge Builders (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Highland.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related
Appalachian Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2009
2. Appalachian Trail Marker
to this marker. A different marker for the Appalachian Trail is located across the street.
 
Also see . . .
1. Appalachian National Scenic Trail. National Park Service website. (Submitted on July 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Appalachian Trail Home Page. (Submitted on July 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
3. Appalachian Trail Conservancy. (Submitted on April 19, 2010.)
 
Categories. Man-Made Features
 
Marker at the Bear Mountain Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2009
3. Marker at the Bear Mountain Bridge
The Bear Mountain Bridge, seen in the background, is the lowest point on the 2100 mile Appalachian Trail.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,221 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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