“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Cairo in Greene County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

County Farm

County Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
January 1, 2007
1. County Farm Marker
Inscription.  Erected 1883 to shelter Greene County's sick and destitute. Farm worked by residents. Closed 1962. Converted to County Office Bldg in 1963.
Erected 2015 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 233.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
Location. 42° 17.777′ N, 74° 0.128′ W. Marker is in Cairo, New York, in Greene County. Marker is on County Route 80. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cairo NY 12413, 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. World War (approx. 0.4 miles away); Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); 1808 Sayre Home (approx. half a mile away); Town of Cairo (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mowers House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Cairo Fairgrounds (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bell Factory (approx. 1.9 miles away); Massacre 1790 (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cairo.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. This page has been viewed 117 times since then and 12 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 29, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Mar. 30, 2023