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Near Gansevoort in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mawney Tavern

Circa 1790

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, May 18, 2019
1. Mawney Tavern Marker
Inscription.  The Union Temperate Society of Moreau and Northumberland was organized here on April 13, 1808. Believed to be the first ever temperance organization.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkGovernment & Politics. A significant historical date for this entry is April 13, 1808.
 
Location. 43° 13.614′ N, 73° 38.55′ W. Marker is near Gansevoort, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on New York State Route 32, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gansevoort NY 12831, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Youth Park (approx. 2.1 miles away); Northumberland Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); Gansevoort Mansion (approx. 2.2 miles away); Jane McCrea (approx. 3 miles away); Col. Sidney Berry (approx. 3.1 miles away); John McCrea (approx. 3.4 miles away); Glens Falls Area (approx. 3˝ miles away); The Battles of Saratoga - 1777 (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gansevoort.
 
Additional keywords. Political movement, temperance
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By Steve Stoessel, May 18, 2019
2. Mawney Tavern Marker
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By Steve Stoessel, May 18, 2019
3. Mawney Tavern Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 19, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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