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

Kings Highway

 
 
Kings Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2011
1. Kings Highway Marker
Inscription.
This road was a main artery of travel through the county for more than two centuries, connecting Hudson River communities from New Jersey to Albany. Originally an Indian trail, it was gradually widened by fur traders, post riders, farm carts, stagecoaches and during the Revolution, the military. Still called Kings Highway in places, it has been largely by-passed by newer roads.
Congers – Valley Cottage Rotary

 
Erected by Historical Society of Rockland County.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New York, Historical Society of Rockland County marker series.
 
Location. 41° 9.041′ N, 73° 56.73′ W. Marker is in Congers, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is at the intersection of Kings Highway and Lake Road (County Route 80), on the right when traveling north on Kings Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at the southeast corner of the intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Congers NY 10920, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Congers School (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Congers World War I Memorial (about 400 feet away); Snedeker Farm
Kings Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2011
2. Kings Highway Marker
This photo looks south on the Kings Highway.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Congers Station (approx. ľ mile away); St. Paulís Church (approx. half a mile away); Paul Farmhouse (approx. one mile away); Congers Lake Dam (approx. one mile away); Doctor Davies Farm (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Congers.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Northern View of the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2011
3. Northern View of the Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 553 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 5, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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