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Preston-Potter Hollow in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Whipping Post

 
 
Whipping Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 24, 2019
1. Whipping Post Marker
Inscription.  For town located on farm of Lawrence Faulk who settled here, in 1790 and died in 1838.
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 26.775′ N, 74° 12.573′ W. Marker is in Preston-Potter Hollow, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Route 145, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Preston Hollow NY 12469, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. Samuel Preston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Meeting House Hill (approx. 3.9 miles away); Stone Store (approx. 4.7 miles away); Drill Grounds (approx. 5.7 miles away); R.R. Disaster (approx. 5.7 miles away); Stone Bridge (approx. 6.4 miles away); John E. Lawe (approx. 8.3 miles away); Grist Mill (approx. 9.2 miles away).
 
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Potter Hollow image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 24, 2019
2. Potter Hollow
View to the west image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 24, 2019
3. View to the west
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 25, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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