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

Shandaken Eagle

 
 
Shandaken Eagle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 22, 2020
1. Shandaken Eagle Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated on Shandaken Day. Aug.23rd, this sculpture originally stood high atop one of the towers of Grand Central Station in N.Y.C. at the turn of this century.

Initially coated with white cement, the cast iron eagle was restored with a protective bronze surface at the Phoenicia Forge.

The eagle was donated to the people of the Town of Shandaken by David & Gilbert Molane.
 
Erected 1986.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture.
 
Location. 42° 4.882′ N, 74° 19.055′ W. Marker is in Phoenicia, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 28 and Main Street (New York State Route 214), on the right when traveling west on State Route 28. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Phoenicia NY 12464, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Tremper Fire Tower (approx. 0.2 miles away); Phoenicia Station Centennial (approx. half a mile away); Chichester (approx. 1 miles away); Catskill Mountains - Shandaken Area
Shandaken Eagle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 22, 2020
2. Shandaken Eagle Marker
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Catskill Water Supply System (approx. 3.3 miles away); Fort Shandaken (approx. 4 miles away); Catskill Communities (approx. 4.3 miles away); Inspiring the American Imagination (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phoenicia.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Two original eagles from Grand Central Station.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 23, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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