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Near Saugerties in Ulster County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Kings Road

 
 
Kings Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, March 1, 2020
1. Kings Road Marker
Inscription.  
Oldest highway in town, 1703. First known as "footpath” to Albany, then as the "Queen's Highway", later as "The Old King's Road".
 
Erected 1936 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1703.
 
Location. 42° 5.242′ N, 73° 58.441′ W. Marker is near Saugerties, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 32 and NY Thruway Exit 20 (Interstate 87), on the right when traveling north on State Route 32. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saugerties NY 12477, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brick Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Post Tavern Site (approx. 1.3 miles away); In Honor (approx. 1.4 miles away); Kiersted House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hudson Valley (approx. 1.6 miles away); Schoonmaker Homestead (approx. 1.6 miles away); Sawyer's Mill (approx. 1.6 miles away); 1869 Lighthouse (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saugerties.
 
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Kings Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, March 1, 2020
2. Kings Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 1, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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