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New Scotland in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bender Melons

 
 
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 6, 2011
1. Bender Melons Marker
Inscription.
Home of
Bender Melons
Famed "Benders" developed
by Charles Bender in 1900
on this New Scotland Farm
sold throughout U.S.

 
Erected by Town of New Scotland.
 
Location. 42° 38.234′ N, 73° 54.131′ W. Marker is in New Scotland, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Maple Road (New York State Route 85A), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Slingerlands NY 12159, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First P.O. 1868 (approx. 2 miles away); Andrew Conning (approx. 2.3 miles away); Methodism (approx. 2.3 miles away); Union Dutch Reformed Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Delmar (approx. 3.6 miles away); Lime Kiln Farm (approx. 3.6 miles away); David Allen House (approx. 3.6 miles away); Glass Works (approx. 4.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Scotland.
 
Categories. Agriculture
 
Bender Melons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 6, 2011
2. Bender Melons Marker
Bender Melons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 6, 2011
3. Bender Melons Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 553 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016.
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