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Schroon in Essex County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

State Land

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 24, 2019
1. State Land Marker
Inscription.  
1885 1935
State Land.
Entering forest preserve.
Acquired 1928 to 1931.
A part of 2,370,000 acres
of wild forest maintained
for free public use.

 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education and Conservation Departments.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
 
Location. 43° 53.227′ N, 73° 38.262′ W. Marker is in Schroon, New York, in Essex County. Marker is on New York State Route 74 ¼ mile east of Letsonville Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker is about a quarter mile east of the east-facing sign for the hamlet of Paradox. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paradox NY 12858, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ironville (approx. 5.6 miles away); Indian Trail (approx. 9.3 miles away); I ❤ NY Adirondack Attractions / The Adirondack Park (approx. 9.4 miles away); A landscape filled with legend and activity . . .
State Land Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 24, 2019
2. State Land Marker
View is westbound on NY 74.
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(approx. 9.4 miles away); Streetroad Cemetery (approx. 9.4 miles away); Cliff Seat (approx. 9.4 miles away); House 1840 (approx. 10.3 miles away); Liberty Monument (approx. 10½ miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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