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Hoosick Falls in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Natty Bumppo

— Legends & Lore —

 
 
Natty Bumppo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, April 10, 2020
1. Natty Bumppo Marker
Inscription.  
In this burial ground lies Nathaniel Shipman, the inspiration for James Fenimore Cooper's famous "Natty Bumppo” character.
 
Erected 2019 by New York Folklore, William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 47.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation Legends & Lore Series series list.
 
Location. 42° 53.936′ N, 73° 21.017′ W. Marker is in Hoosick Falls, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Hall Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hoosick Falls NY 12090, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Meeting House in Hoosick Falls (here, next to this marker); Walter Abbott Wood (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hoosick Falls Armory (about 500 feet away); Wood Park (about 500 feet away); Town of Hoosick Honor Roll
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(about 600 feet away); Henderson E. Van Surdam (about 600 feet away); Town of Hoosick War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Grandma Moses (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hoosick Falls.
 
Also see . . .  Natty Bumppo (Wikipedia). (Submitted on April 10, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Nathaniel Shipman Resting Place image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, April 10, 2020
2. Nathaniel Shipman Resting Place
First Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, April 10, 2020
3. First Baptist Church
Site of Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 703 times since then and 110 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 10, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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