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Copake Falls in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Copake Iron Works Historic District

 
 
Copake Iron Works Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, June 22, 2019
1. Copake Iron Works Historic District Marker
Inscription.  
Ironworks established in 1845 by Lemuel Pomeroy; later operated by the Miles family. Ceased operation in the 1920's. Acquired by Taconic State Park in 1928.

State and National Register of Historic Places
 
Erected 2007.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 42° 7.214′ N, 73° 31.113′ W. Marker is in Copake Falls, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 344 and Valley View Road, on the right when traveling east on State Route 344. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Copake Falls NY 12517, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harlem Valley Rail Trail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blast Furnace & Charging Deck (about 700 feet away); Site of Pomeroy Houses (about 800 feet away); Isaac Chesbrough House (about 800 feet away); Copake Iron Works (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pomeroy Homes (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Copake Iron Works Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, June 22, 2019
2. Copake Iron Works Historic District Marker
Pomeroy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charcoal Blast Furnace Operations (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Copake Falls.
 
Additional keywords. ironmaking
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 24, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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