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Highland Falls in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Burroughs

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2012
1. John Burroughs Marker
Inscription.
April 3, 1837 – March 29, 1921
As a young man, the poet-
naturalist taught school near
this spot. Here he wrote
his poem “Waiting”.

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 22.125′ N, 73° 57.956′ W. Marker is in Highland Falls, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Veterans Way, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in Highland Falls Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Highland Falls NY 10928, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Highlands World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Highlands War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Highland Falls World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Highlands Korea & Vietnam Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Freedom Road (within shouting distance of this marker); 100th Anniversary of Highland Falls (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Citizen’s National Bank (about 700 feet away); Buttermilk Falls (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Highland Falls.
 
Also see . . .
John Burroughs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2012
2. John Burroughs Marker

1. Information about John Burroughs. Catskill Archive. (Submitted on February 17, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. John Burroughs Association. (Submitted on February 17, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
3. Waiting. a poem by John Burroughs at PoemHunter.com. (Submitted on July 1, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Marker in Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2012
3. Marker in Memorial Park
John Burroughs image. Click for full size.
Internet Archive
4. John Burroughs
from The Biographical Dictionary of America, 1906, by Rossiter Johnson.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 17, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 506 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 17, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on June 26, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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