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Grand Gorge in Delaware County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cabin of John More

(1745-1840)

 

— Site of —

 
Cabin of John More Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, April 13, 2019
1. Cabin of John More Marker
Inscription.  Native of Strathspey, Scotland.
Revolutionary War soldier.
Moresville's first settler-1786.
Magistrate, postmaster,
millwright, tavern & hotel owner.
Village called Moresville until 1874

 
Erected 1990 by John More Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
 
Location. 42° 21.746′ N, 74° 29.712′ W. Marker is in Grand Gorge, New York, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 23 and New York State Route 30, on the right when traveling east on State Route 23. Marker cannot be seen coming from the south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grand Gorge NY 12434, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gilboa Settlement (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Gilboa Fossils (approx. 3˝ miles away); Schoharie County (approx. 3˝ miles away); a different marker also named Schoharie County (approx. 3˝ miles away); Reformed Church
Site of Cabin of John More Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, April 13, 2019
2. Site of Cabin of John More Marker
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(approx. 4.4 miles away); Col. Zadock Pratt (approx. 4.6 miles away); World War (approx. 4.6 miles away); Pratt Rock (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Grand Gorge. (Submitted on April 14, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
View from marker towards the south image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, April 13, 2019
3. View from marker towards the south
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 14, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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