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Sugar Loaf in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hambletonian

 
 
Hambletonian Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, April 12, 2008
1. Hambletonian Marker
Inscription. Hambletonian Foaled here May 5, 1849 Progenitor of America's Famed Trotters and Pacers.
 
Erected by The Hambletonian Society.
 
Location. 41° 18.758′ N, 74° 18.034′ W. Marker is in Sugar Loaf, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Hambletonian Road 0.9 miles north of East Ridge Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This marker is in front of the relocated Hambletonian 10 birthplace monument that once rested on the exact spot of Hambletonian's birth, a hundred or so yards north of the present roadside marker location. Marker is at or near this postal address: 85 Hambletonian Road, Chester NY 10918, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sugar Loaf Community of Craftsmen (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sugar Loaf School District #4 (approx. one mile away); Furybrook Farm (approx. 1.4 miles away); Pet Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Wisner Tract (approx. 2.2 miles away); First Post Office in Chester (approx. 3.2 miles away); Florida Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.2 miles away); William Henry Seward (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sugar Loaf.
 
Regarding Hambletonian.
Hambletonian birthplace celebration and dedication of monument. image. Click for full size.
By Ted Hansom, August 13, 1935
2. Hambletonian birthplace celebration and dedication of monument.
Hambletonian monument dedication at the Wakely Banker farm in Sugar Loaf on August 13,1935. left to right: W. Sanford Durland Harry Kningle Frank Dalage Carrie Houston, grandaughter of Jonas Seely Joseph J. Mooney, President, Hambletonian Assoc. Dr. Seely Cummings, grandson of Jonas Seely
Hambletonian 10. Wikipedia entry. “Hambletonian—or Hambletonian 10, as he was registered—was an American race and stud horse who profoundly influenced the sport of harness racing. The stallion was born in Sugar Loaf, NY on May 5 1849.”
 
Also see . . .  Hambletonian 10 entry from Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 4, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 1,019 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 30, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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