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Near Wurtsboro in Sullivan County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Michel Helm

 
 
Michel Helm Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 4, 2018
1. Michel Helm Marker
Inscription.  

Killed and scalped here
during French and Indian War,
while on way from visiting
his daughter at Minisink,
to his home in Rochester

 
Erected 1936 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian.
 
Location. 41° 36.288′ N, 74° 27.447′ W. Marker is near Wurtsboro, New York, in Sullivan County. Marker is on U.S. 209 0.1 miles north of the N end of the Wurtsboro-Sullivan County Airport, on the left when traveling north. Marker is at a roadside rest area on the west side of the highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wurtsboro NY 12790, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Mine Road ~ D. and H. Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); O&W & Summitville Station (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Canal & the Railroad (approx. 1.1 miles away); History of the Canal (approx. 1.9
Michel Helm Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 4, 2018
2. Michel Helm Marker
miles away); Towpath (approx. 1.9 miles away); Boothroyd House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Life on the Canal (approx. 2 miles away); Waste Weirs (approx. 2 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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