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Brookfield in Madison County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Locust Lodge

 
 
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February 3, 2019
1. Locust Lodge Marker
Inscription.  Built ca. 1795. Land bought 1793 by John J. Morgan. Summer home NY Gov. John Adams Dix. 6 generations of Camenga family resided here.
 
Erected 2016 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 324.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
 
Location. 42° 46.49′ N, 75° 19.842′ W. Marker is in Brookfield, New York, in Madison County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1511 Beaver Creek Road, Brookfield NY 13314, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Craine Brothers (approx. half a mile away); 1/4 Mile To Historic Carr Farm (approx. 3.2 miles away); Gorton Turtle (approx. 6.1 miles away); Town of Edmeston WWII Roll of Honor (approx. 6.9 miles away); Burlington Flats Honor Roll (approx. 8 miles away); Michael L. Mayne (approx.
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8 miles away); a different marker also named Burlington Flats Honor Roll (approx. 8 miles away); William Hulbert (approx. 8.1 miles away).
 
Regarding Locust Lodge. “Locust Lodge” was erected in 1795 by John Jordan Morgan. He employed John Adams Dix to manage his affairs, and Dix (later Governor of New York) became the owner of the lodge. The lodge then passed to the son of Daniel Camenga (Dix family coachman).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. This page has been viewed 85 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on April 29, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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