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Near Ancramdale in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lead Mines

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, October 5, 2019
1. Lead Mines Marker
Inscription.  
Site of
Lead Mines
ore discovered by Mr. Keefer.
Livingston bought lease 1827.
Operated to 1837. Others
operated until 1866

 
Erected 1935 by NY State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 1.039′ N, 73° 35.608′ W. Marker is near Ancramdale, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 82 and County Route 8, on the right when traveling south on State Route 82. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ancramdale NY 12503, 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. Red Church (approx. 3 miles away); Iron Works (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Men of Ancram Who Served In The World War (approx. 3.2 miles away); Town of Ancram (approx. 3.2 miles away); Ancram's Civil War Veterans (approx. 3.2 miles away); Harris Scythe Works (approx. 3.8 miles away); Pine Plains Northeast Line (approx. 3.8 miles away); Old Turnpike (approx. 3.9 miles away).
 
Regarding Lead Mines. The Livingstons were the largest landowners
View from Lead Mines Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
2. View from Lead Mines Marker
in the area at that time.
 
Additional keywords. Mining
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Lead Mines Marker View image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, October 5, 2019
3. Lead Mines Marker View
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 5, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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