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Elka Park in Greene County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

One Hundredth Anniversary

1885-1985

 
 
Hundredth Anniversary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, September 16, 2018
1. Hundredth Anniversary Marker
Inscription.  This tablet commemorates the hundredth anniversary of New York State's Forest Preserve. The surrounding mountains, streams, and woodlands remain a legacy from the past protected by the constitution of New York State. They represent a heritage for future generations.
 
Erected 1985 by Environmental Conservation Department, State of New York.
 
Location. 42° 9.304′ N, 74° 12.331′ W. Marker is in Elka Park, New York, in Greene County. Marker is on New York State Route 214, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in Devils Tombstone Campground area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elka Park NY 12427, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tannersville (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Tannersville (approx. 5.1 miles away); Rip Van Winkle (approx. 5.7 miles away); Haines Falls (approx. 6.4 miles away); Chichester (approx. 6 miles away); Kaaterskill Falls (approx.
One Hundredth Anniversary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, September 16, 2018
2. One Hundredth Anniversary Marker
7.2 miles away); The Kiersted Tannery (approx. 7.3 miles away); Phoenicia Station Centennial (approx. 7.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. NYS Lands Forever Wild. (Submitted on December 22, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. Devils Tombstone Campground. Devil's Tombstone is one of the oldest campgrounds in the Catskill Forest Preserve. Its location, deep in Stony Clove, surrounded by some of the highest peaks in the Catskills, makes it a haven for serious hikers. (Submitted on December 23, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.) 
 
Topics. This marker is included in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas
 
Catskill Preserve image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, September 16, 2018
3. Catskill Preserve
Schoharie Creek at its source on Indian Head Mt. in the Catskill Preserve
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 22, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 57 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 22, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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