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

First Log House

 
 
First Log Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, April 21, 2019
1. First Log Cabin Marker
Inscription.  Built here in 1818 by John Henson, founder of Hensonville
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1818.
 
Location. 42° 17.444′ N, 74° 13.028′ W. Marker is in Hensonville, New York, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 296 and Elm Road (County Route 65), on the left when traveling east on State Route 296. On the northeast corner of intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hensonville NY 12439, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Honor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1785 (approx. 2.4 miles away); Early Church (approx. 4 miles away); Trinity Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); Hunter (approx. 5.4 miles away); Hunter War Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); a different marker also named Hunter (approx. 5.8 miles away); Cornwallville World War I Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away).
 
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Looking south along Co. 65 through town image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, April 21, 2019
2. Looking south along Co. 65 through town
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 21, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   2. submitted on April 22, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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