Poughkeepsie in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
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The Ultimate Recycling
Older buildings and structures are renewable assets that offer long-term, cost-effective, and environment-friendly revitalization options. Walkway demonstrates that historic properties can be rejuvenated in new and exciting ways. This spectacular recreational resource enriches the lives of thousands of visitors while contributing to the area's economic development.
A River Reborn
For decades, the Hudson was polluted by sewage and industrial waste. Thanks to the efforts of concerned citizens and the cooperation of local communities, the river is much cleaner today. Many riverfront communities draw their drinking water from the river, and the Hudson has become a popular recreational resource, attracting swimmers, boaters, anglers,
Erected by New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 2009.
Location. 41° 42.689′ N, 73° 55.628′ W. Marker is in Poughkeepsie, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker can be reached from Parker Avenue (New York State Route 9G) 0.2 miles east of Washington Street (New York State Route 9G), on the left when traveling east. Marker is located near the east end of the bridge trail in Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 61 Parker Avenue, Poughkeepsie NY 12601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Great Connector (here, next to this marker); The River that Flows Both Ways (here, next to this marker); Built to Last (here, next to this marker); Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (here, next to this marker); Signal Towers (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nearly 3000 Men (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Casimir Pulaski (approx. 0.2 miles away); May 8th, 1974 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poughkeepsie.