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Near Palenville in Greene County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rip Van Winkle Trail

 
 
Rip Van Winkle Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, March 22, 2020
1. Rip Van Winkle Trail Marker
Inscription.  
Legendary Rip Van Winkle Trail Route 23A, scenic route from Palenville to Haines Falls, following the footsteps of the legendary Rip Van Winkle and his faithful dog, Wolf. Built by convict labor 1914-1921.
 
Erected by Mountain Top Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 42° 10.611′ N, 74° 2.199′ W. Marker is near Palenville, New York, in Greene County. Marker is on New York State Route 23A west of Malden Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Located next to the bridge over Kaaterskill Creek. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Palenville NY 12463, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. State Land (approx. ¼ mile away); The Kiersted Tannery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Welcome to the Kaaterskill Rail Trail (approx. 1.9 miles away); Kaaterskill Falls (approx. 2.1 miles away); Ulster & Delaware Railroad Station
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(approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Welcome to the Kaaterskill Rail Trail (approx. 3.1 miles away); Haines Falls (approx. 3.2 miles away); Haines Falls Honor Roll (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  NY 23A (Wikipedia). (Submitted on March 27, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Rip Van Winkle Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, March 22, 2020
2. Rip Van Winkle Trail Marker
Rip Van Winkle Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, March 22, 2020
3. Rip Van Winkle Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 517 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 24, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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