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

Hankins

 
 
Hankins Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2018
1. Hankins Marker
Inscription.  

In 1834 John Hankins bought the land now called Hankins. He built the first store, blacksmith shop and sawmill—main industry lumbering. Was Justice of Peace and then Supervisor of the town in 1851[.] Erie R.R. named it Hankins Station.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesRailroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1834.
 
Location. 41° 48.859′ N, 75° 5.198′ W. Marker is in Hankins, New York, in Sullivan County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 97 and Creamery Road, on the left when traveling north on State Route 97. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hankins NY 12741, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Philip F. Gottschalk (here, next to this marker); Hankins Stone Arch Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hankins Creek Stone Arch Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Riverside Cemetery (approx. 3.1 miles away); Honor Roll of Long Eddy

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(approx. 3.1 miles away); Long Eddy Ferries (approx. 3.4 miles away); Railroads in Long Eddy (approx. 3.4 miles away); Long Eddy's Pastime (approx. 3˝ miles away).
 
Hankins Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2018
2. Hankins Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 479 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 16, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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