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Near Palatine Bridge in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Keator's Rift

 
 
Keator's Rift Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 23, 2019
1. Keator's Rift Marker
Inscription.  Here was the most dangerous naviable rapid in the Mohawk River. Before the canal, boatmen would cooperate going upriver
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 42° 53.753′ N, 74° 30.948′ W. Marker is near Palatine Bridge, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on New York State Route 5, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Palatine Bridge NY 13428, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spraker Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); The Canalway Trail: Sprakers / Competition / Anything & Everything (approx. 0.4 miles away); Canagere (approx. 0.9 miles away); This Is Mohawk Country (approx. 2˝ miles away); Van Alstyne Homestead (approx. 2.9 miles away); Canajoharie/Canalway Trail/Pathway Through Mountains (approx. 2.9 miles away); Wagner Home (approx. 2.9 miles away); Site of Johannes Reuff's Tavern (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palatine Bridge.
 
Keator's Rift image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 23, 2019
2. Keator's Rift
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 25, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 25, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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