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Bear Mountain in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gray’s Hill

 
 
Gray’s Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2012
1. Gray’s Hill Marker
Inscription.
Much of this road dates
to the 18th century when
it was known as Kings Road,
later called The Albany Rd.
and then named after the
prominent Gray family
who resided up the hill.
The road was realigned
circa 1930 to appear
as it does today.

 
Location. 41° 18.091′ N, 73° 59.169′ W. Marker is in Bear Mountain, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is on New York State Route 9 W, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bear Mountain NY 10911, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Doodletown (here, next to this marker); The Historic 1777 & 1779 Trails (approx. 0.6 miles away); Palisades Interstate Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); First Fighting at Fort Clinton (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fighting at Hessian Lake (approx. one mile away); Walt Whitman (approx. 1.1 miles away); Chaining the Hudson (approx. 1.1 miles away); Indian Campsite (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bear Mountain.
 
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Gray’s Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2012
2. Gray’s Hill Marker
Marker at Bear Mountain image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2012
3. Marker at Bear Mountain
Gray’s Hill Marker from above image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2012
4. Gray’s Hill Marker from above
Gray’s Hill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2012
5. Gray’s Hill
This photo of Gray's Hill was taken from the east side of Route 9W. The marker can be seen in the center of the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 399 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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