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Walton in Delaware County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Arrival

— Bicentennial 1985 —

 
 
Site of Arrival Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne, May 3, 2020
1. Site of Arrival Marker
Inscription.  Near here, on 16 May 1785 Elizabeth North, fording the river on horseback, was the first of the settlers to reach their new home.
 
Erected 1985.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is May 16, 1785.
 
Location. 42° 10′ N, 75° 7.583′ W. Marker is in Walton, New York, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of Delaware Street (County Route 10) and Griswold Street, on the right when traveling east on Delaware Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walton NY 13856, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Walton Covered Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); William B. Ogden Free Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); School Forest (approx. ¼ mile away); Christ Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Dr. Platt Townsend (approx. half a mile away); Walton Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Turnpike (approx. 0.7 miles away); William B. Ogden (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walton.
 
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Looking south across Delaware River image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne, May 3, 2020
2. Looking south across Delaware River
Looking southeast up Delaware River image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne, May 3, 2020
3. Looking southeast up Delaware River
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2020, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. This page has been viewed 136 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 3, 2020, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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