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Barryville in Sullivan County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Timber Rafting

 
 
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February 2, 2019
1. Timber Rafting Marker
Inscription.  Ca. 1764-1921, timber rafts were floated downriver to shipyards and industries in Trenton, NJ & Philadelphia, PA for ship masts and lumber.
 
Erected 2018 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 460.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
 
Location. 41° 28.655′ N, 74° 54.726′ W. Marker is in Barryville, New York, in Sullivan County. Located on the riverbank of the Delaware River, off Route 97 in Barryville, at the New York State Fishing Access Site. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Barryville NY 12719, 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. Colonel Hathorn and His Men (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brant’s Camp (about 500 feet away); Civil War Prison Train Wreck (approx. half a mile away in Pennsylvania); Battle of Minisink (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also
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named Battle of Minisink (approx. 2.8 miles away); Indian Rock (approx. 3 miles away); Minisink Battleground Park (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Battle at Minisink (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barryville.
 
Timber Rafting Marker image. Click for full size.
February 2, 2019
2. Timber Rafting Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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