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East Hampton in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Sheep Fold Site 1684

 
 
First Sheep Fold Site 1684 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 9, 2017
1. First Sheep Fold Site 1684 Marker
Inscription.  

East Hampton townsmen
under care of a shepherd
herded earmarked sheep
in this common pasturage

 
Erected 1950 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 57.934′ N, 72° 10.86′ W. Marker is in East Hampton, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Gay Road south of Main Street (New York State Route 25), on the left when traveling south. Marker is located in a small triangular park bounded by Gay Road, Egypt Lane and Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 Gay Road, East Hampton NY 11937, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. May Groot Manson (approx. half a mile away); Clinton Academy (approx. 0.7 miles away); Town Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Coast Guard Beach (approx. 2.9 miles away); Indian Landmark Buc-Usk-Kil (approx. 3.8 miles away); Town of East Hampton
First Sheep Fold Site 1684 Marker (<i>wide view; looking south through former pasture</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 9, 2017
2. First Sheep Fold Site 1684 Marker (wide view; looking south through former pasture)
(approx. 4˝ miles away); Poxabogue Windmill (approx. 5.4 miles away); Spider Legged Mill (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Hampton.
 
First Sheep Fold Site 1684 Marker (<i>wide view; looking north through former pasture</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 9, 2017
3. First Sheep Fold Site 1684 Marker (wide view; looking north through former pasture)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 138 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 9, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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