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

Old Corner Store

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, February 16, 2020
1. Old Corner Store Marker
Inscription.  
Served community from
ca. 1805 until 1951 when
grocery business ceased.
Continued as site of
Mesick Auctions to 1975.

 
Erected 2018 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 474.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1805.
 
Location. 42° 19.448′ N, 73° 32.809′ W. Marker is in Spencertown, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 203 and Elm Street, on the right when traveling west on State Route 203. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spencertown NY 12165, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spencertown Historic District (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1914 - Honor Roll - 1918 (about 600 feet away); St. Peter’s Restoration (about 600 feet away); Cpl. Frank R. Fratellenico, Jr. (about 700 feet away); St Peter’s Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away); St. Peter’s Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet
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By Steve Stoessel, February 16, 2020
2. Old Corner Store Marker
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away); Spencertown Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elisha Williams (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spencertown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 16, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 16, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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