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Walton in Delaware County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dr. Platt Townsend

 
 
Dr. Platt Townsend Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, August 3, 2019
1. Dr. Platt Townsend Marker
Inscription.  Homestead of Dr Platt Townsend
Built 1796 Leader of the founders of Walton.
 
Erected 1938 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1796.
 
Location. 42° 10.171′ N, 75° 8.066′ W. Marker is in Walton, New York, in Delaware County. Marker is on Delaware Street (Route 10), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walton NY 13856, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Turnpike (approx. ¼ mile away); Christ Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); William B. Ogden Free Library (approx. 0.3 miles away); Walton Covered Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); School Forest (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Arrival (approx. half a mile away); Walton Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); William B. Ogden (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walton.
 
Dr. Platt Townsend Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, August 3, 2019
2. Dr. Platt Townsend Marker
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By Steve Stoessel, August 3, 2019
3. Walton Covered Bridge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 7, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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