Walker Valley in Ulster County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Renamed Walker Valley – 1862
Home to Delaware Indians
until the late 1700s
Dutch settled in mid 1700s
Erected by Town of Shawangunk.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
Location. 41° 37.945′ N, 74° 22.465′ W. Marker is in Walker Valley, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 52 and Marl Road, on the right when traveling west on State Route 52. Marker is located in a small, triangular plaza across the highway from the Walker Valley Firehouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3679 New York Route 52, Walker Valley NY 12588, 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. Cragsmoor Historic District (approx. 2.2 miles away); Ulster County (approx. 3.3 miles away); Demise of the Canal (approx. 4 miles away); Ending at Rondout (approx. Lock No. 50 (approx. 4 miles away); Locks (approx. 4 miles away); Canal Basin & Sluiceway (approx. 4 miles away); Waste Weirs (approx. 4 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. The History of Walker Valley. The early settlers to the valley in the 1700s carved out farms from land patents in West and East Shawangunk. Early industries included railroad tie and ship mast-making, logging, ice cutting, and huckleberry picking. (Submitted on July 21, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Walker Valley, New York (Wikipedia). (Submitted on July 21, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 316 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.