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St. Johnsville in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Welcome to St. Johnsville

Home of Ultra Runner John Geesler

 
 
Welcome to St. Johnsville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
1. Welcome to St. Johnsville Marker
Inscription.  
1st U.S. Male to win 24 hr.
Nat’l Championship 3 times

1996 147.1 Miles
2000 157.9 Miles
2002 138.6 Miles

2002 48 hrs. 231 Miles
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1996.
 
Location. 42° 59.868′ N, 74° 40.212′ W. Marker is in St. Johnsville, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on East Main Street (New York State Route 5), on the left when traveling west. Sign is by Soldiers and Sailors Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Johnsville NY 13452, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Parrot Rifle (a few steps from this marker); St. Johnsville War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Klock’s Field (approx. 0.3 miles away); Col. Jacob Klock (approx. 0.4 miles away); Klock’s Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jacob Zimmerman (approx. 0.4 miles away); Nellis Tavern (approx. 0.6 miles away); Klock Fort (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Johnsville.
 
More about this marker. Sign cannot be seen when traveling eastward
 
Also see . . .  Ultrarunning. (Submitted on August 5, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 5 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 5, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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