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

Sharptown

 
 
Sharptown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
1. Sharptown Marker
Inscription.
was settled in 1683
by a group of Swedish
families of Best and Scherp.

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 23.362′ N, 73° 45.839′ W. Marker is in Stuyvesant, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is at the intersection of County Route 26A and Gibbons Road, on the right when traveling west on County Route 26A. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stuyvesant NY 12173, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Henry Van Schaack (approx. 0.9 miles away); Henry Hudson (approx. one mile away); Powell Patent (approx. one mile away); Stockport-Stuyvesant Line (approx. 2.6 miles away); Kinderhook Creek (approx. 2.7 miles away); Benedict Arnold House (approx. 3.1 miles away); Gen. John Burgoyne (approx. 3.2 miles away); Gravesite (approx. 3.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stuyvesant.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Sharptown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
2. Sharptown Marker
Sharptown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
3. Sharptown Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 442 times since then and 19 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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