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Paul Smiths in Franklin County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Forest Fire

1885 - 1935

 
 
Forest Fire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, June 27, 2012
1. Forest Fire Marker
Inscription. During October 1908 DeBar Mt. was burned over by a forest fire that extended to 6,000 acres. Prevent forest fires.
 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education and Conservation Departments.
 
Location. 44° 30.681′ N, 74° 18.285′ W. Marker is in Paul Smiths, New York, in Franklin County. Marker is on New York State Route 30 0.6 miles north of McCollums Rd., on the left when traveling south. Click for map. This marker is a little more off the road than most. It's visible from the road, but it's tucked into the trees. I only noticed it driving southbound on Rte. 30; it's nearly invisible going north. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9150 Route 30, Paul Smiths NY 12970, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Site of Camp S-60 (approx. 5.5 miles away); Pettis' Grave (approx. 5.7 miles away); Wilderness Lady (approx. 15.6 miles away).
 
Categories. DisastersHorticulture & Forestry
 
Forest Fire Marker as seen facing South on Rte. 30 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, June 27, 2012
2. Forest Fire Marker as seen facing South on Rte. 30
Forest Fire Marker as seen facing North on Rte. 30 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, June 27, 2012
3. Forest Fire Marker as seen facing North on Rte. 30
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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