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Sweets Crossing

 
 
Sweets Crossing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 30, 2015
1. Sweets Crossing Marker
Inscription.
FJ&G RR Crossed Here
At Levi & Zeruah Sweet Farm.
The Sweet Family Provided
Food to Stranded Passengers
During Blizzard of March 1888

 
Erected 2015 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 245.)
 
Location. 43° 11.254′ N, 74° 11.899′ W. Marker is in Northampton, New York, in Fulton County. Marker is on New York State Route 30 near County Route 152, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1150 State Route 30, Mayfield NY 12117, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. King Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Adirondack Inn (approx. 2 miles away); Northville Depot (approx. 2.6 miles away); Chimney Swifts of Northville, New York (approx. 2.9 miles away); Sacandaga Pike (approx. 3 miles away); First Maple Sap Tubing System (approx. 3.1 miles away); Parkville (approx. 3.1 miles away); "Fish House" (approx. 4.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Northampton.
 
Regarding Sweets Crossing. The marker is located just south of the intersection with county route 152. Long time local residents will say that the site
Sweets Crossing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 30, 2015
2. Sweets Crossing Marker
View is to the north along New York State Route 30.
of the actual FJ&G crossing is about three houses to the south of the marker.
 
Also see . . .  Northville Northampton Historical Society Newsletter - July 2015. Sweets Crossing Article with photos of the Sweets Crossing Marker dedication. (Submitted on September 3, 2016, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.) 
 
Additional keywords. Blizzard of 1888
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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 September 20, 2016.
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