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Bridgewater in Oneida County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bridgewater

 
 
Bridgewater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, January 5, 2020
1. Bridgewater Marker
Inscription.  
Oneida County
March 24th 1797
transferred from
Chenango County
April 4th 1804.

 
Erected 1935 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is March 24, 1797.
 
Location. 42° 52.669′ N, 75° 14.526′ W. Marker is in Bridgewater, New York, in Oneida County. Marker is on U.S. 20, 0.3 miles east of Mill Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is 10 yards off the highway near the bridge embankment of US 20 crossing the Unadilla River. Marker is near the Otsego County line. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bridgewater NY 13313, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Everett Holmes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Western Star (approx. half a mile away); Ira & Joe Walker Blacksmith Shop 1798 (approx. 2˝ miles away); Gorton Turtle (approx. 5.6 miles away); Birth Place of George Eastman (approx. 7.7 miles away); Sangerfield (approx. 8 miles away); Waterville Civil War Memorial
Bridgewater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
2. Bridgewater Marker
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(approx. 8 miles away); Town of Paris Great War Memorial (approx. 8.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bridgewater.
 
More about this marker. Four counties converge near this location.
 
Regarding Bridgewater. Bridgewater was founded in 1797, and transferred from Chenango County to Oneida County in 1804. Bridgewater was the terminus of the Unadilla Valley RR.
 
Looking East From Marker Along US 20 image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
3. Looking East From Marker Along US 20
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 6, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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