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Johnstown

 
 
Johnstown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 4, 2019
1. Johnstown Marker
Inscription.  
Named for John Livingston,
settler. Livingston Post
Office 1805. Had a
Revolutionary Stage Inn and
Linlithgo Reformed Church.

 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 8.53′ N, 73° 46.722′ W. Marker is in Livingston, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is on Livingston Circle near Old Post Road (County Route 19), on the left when traveling south. Marker is located in the small plaza on the west side of Old Post Road, across Livingstone Circle from the Post Office and General Store. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 County Route 19, Livingston NY 12541, 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. Alida Livingston (a few steps from this marker); Livingston Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Livingston (within shouting distance of this marker); Town of Livingston - 1788 (within shouting distance of this marker); Highland Turnpike (approx. 3 miles away); Livingston - Greenport Line
Johnstown Marker<br>(<i>wide view  Post Office and General Store in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 4, 2019
2. Johnstown Marker
(wide view Post Office and General Store in background)
(approx. 3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.2 miles away); Town of Taghkanic Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Livingston.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Livingston, New York
 
Also see . . .  History of Livingston, New York. There are four post villages in Livingston, the largest of which is Johnstown, the name of the post office being Livingston, as there is another Johnstown in the State. Johnstown is situated east of the center of the town and took its name from John Livingston, who was active in the settlement and development of the place. (Submitted on July 14, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 100 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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