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

Hamlet of Alsen

Hamlet of Alsen Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, February 2, 2019
1. Hamlet of Alsen Marker
Inscription.  Had a cement plant, 2 mushroom farms, a school, post office, 2 grocery stores, railroad station, population about 300
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
Location. 42° 9.189′ N, 73° 55.259′ W. Marker is in Catskill, New York, in Greene County. Marker is on U.S. 9W, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Catskill NY 12414, 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. Hamlet of Cementon (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of First Lutheran Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Sharp’s Landing (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lutheran Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); First Schoolhouse (approx. 2˝ miles away); The Second Reformed Church (approx. 3 miles away); The Stone Jug (approx. 3.7 miles away); Hudson Valley (approx. 3.7 miles away).
Regarding Hamlet of Alsen. Sandwiched between the Hudson River and the railroad/cliffs. The cement plant still exists. Quarrying for
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gravel and cement are traditional industries on the Hudson River
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 2, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 432 times since then and 136 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 2, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 22, 2023