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Near Ghent in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Downing Church

 
 
Downing Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 2, 2009
1. Downing Church Marker
Inscription.
Built in 1822 on lands
donated by Stephen
Richmond and used by
Baptists and Methodists

 
Erected 1936 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 15.945′ N, 73° 33.328′ W. Marker is near Ghent, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is on Cakeout Turnpike (County Route 21) east of Schoolhouse Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ghent NY 12075, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 2.5 miles away); Cpl. Frank R. Fratellenico, Jr. (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 5.3 miles away); a different marker also named Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 5.6 miles away); Hillsdale Soldiers and Sailors Monument (approx. 6.2 miles away); General Henry Knox Trail (approx. 7.6 miles away in Massachusetts); Farmhands and Fishing (approx. 10.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ghent.
 
Also see . . .  Harlemville Methodist Episcopal Church. (Submitted on November 13, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Marker on Cakeout Turnpike image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 2, 2009
2. Marker on Cakeout Turnpike

 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 748 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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