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

“First House On The Hill”

 
 
“First House On The Hill” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, May 17, 2020
1. “First House On The Hill” Marker
Inscription.  
Built by Dr. John Ely
of Newry, Albany County,
about the year 1800.

 
Erected 1938 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1800.
 
Location. 42° 21.011′ N, 73° 47.806′ W. Marker is in Coxsackie, New York, in Greene County. Marker is on Ely Street, on the right when traveling north. Mid lock between Church Street and New Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 26 Ely Street, Coxsackie NY 12051, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Heermance Library (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Reed’s Landing (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory (approx. 0.2 miles away); Honor Roll (approx. half a mile away); Coxsackie World War II Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bethel AME (approx. ¾ mile away); Nutten Hooke (approx. ¾ mile away); Newton Hook (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coxsackie.
 
Also see . . .
1. Dr. John Ely. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on May 17, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
“First House On The Hill” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, May 17, 2020
2. “First House On The Hill” Marker
Click or scan to see
this page online
 

2. History of the Village of Coxsackie. Village website entry (Submitted on May 17, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.) 
 
“First House On The Hill” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, May 17, 2020
3. “First House On The Hill” Marker
Marker is just to the left of the tree.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 17, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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