Hyde Park in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
New Guinea Community Site
has been placed on the
National Register of
Historic Places in 2018
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Erected 2018 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 148.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
Location. 41° 47.217′ N, 73° 55.54′ W. Marker is in Hyde Park, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on East Market Street (County Route 41) 0.1 miles west of Pine Woods Road, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in Hackett Hill Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 79 East Market Street, Hyde Park NY 12538, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Firefighter Paul Tegtmeier (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stoutenburgh House (approx. 0.6 miles away); World War II (approx. 0.6 miles away); Those Who Served (approx. 0.6 miles away); Great Walks to Great Places Winnakee Nature Preserve (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hyde Park Firehouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hyde Park World War II Korean War Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hyde Park.
Regarding New Guinea Community Site. National Register of Historic Places #100002073. Former site of a community of freed slaves and free African-Americans; foundations and walls survive.
Also see . . . New Guinea Community. The New Guinea Community is one of the few historic sites in the Hudson Valley to have a strong connection to African American history and the history of Slavery in New York State. Once the location of a prosperous community of freed slaves and blacks, this site now sits back in the woods of Hackett Hill Park. (Submitted on March 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 194 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.