Mayfield in Fulton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First Maple Sap Tubing System
Erected 1993 by Town Board and Historical Society.
Location. 43° 9.239′ N, 74° 14.354′ W. Marker is in Mayfield, New York, in Fulton County. Marker is on Mountain Road (County Route 123), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 331 Mountain Road, Mayfield NY 12117, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sacandaga Pike (approx. ¾ mile away); Indian Raid (approx. 2.6 miles away); Sweets Crossing (approx. 3.1 miles away); Dutch Reformed Church of Mayfield (approx. 3.8 miles away); Burying Ground (approx. 3.9 miles away); Romeyn's Mill (approx. 4 miles away); Rice Homestead (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named Burying Ground (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mayfield.
More about this marker. On this site was the farm of William Brower who is credited with inventing the use of tubing to gravity feed maple syrup from trees to collecting tanks. The Mayfield Historical Society and Town of Mayfield gave him recognition by dedicating this marker in 1993. State Historian Edwin J. Winslow was present at this event.
Also see . . . Home of William Brower, Inventor:. (Submitted on August 29, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 368 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on August 30, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.