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Near Pine Plains in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Harris Scythe Works

 
 
Harris Scythe Works Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, June 22, 2019
1. Harris Scythe Works Marker
Inscription.  
Site of Harris Scythe Works. Founded by John Harris about 1765. operations ceased 1864.
 
Erected 1940 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
 
Location. 41° 58.523′ N, 73° 38.478′ W. Marker is near Pine Plains, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on Church Street (New York State Route 199), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pine Plains NY 12567, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Turnpike (approx. 0.3 miles away); Seymour Smith Academy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Pine Trees (approx. Ύ mile away); Brush House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Union Library of Pine Plains (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Tavern (approx. 0.8 miles away); Roll of Honor (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dr. H.C. Wilber (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pine Plains.
 
Harris Scythe Works Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, June 22, 2019
2. Harris Scythe Works Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 25, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 20, 2022