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

Site of Leggs’ Mill

 
 
Site of Legg’s Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, June 7, 2020
1. Site of Legg’s Mill Marker
Inscription.  William Leggs, a yeoman, purchased land from the trustees of the Town of Kingston in 1695/1696. He built a mill on the Sawkill Creek in 1696. The mill was reported to have ground wheat for the Continental Army. It operated until 1773. The mill was destroyed by fire in the 1880's.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1696.
 
Location. 41° 59.844′ N, 74° 2.608′ W. Marker is near Zena, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is at the intersection of Sawkill Road (County Route 30) and Powdermill Bridge Road, on the right when traveling north on Sawkill Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1143 Sawkill Rd, Kingston NY 12401, 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. Howe’s Powder Mill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Zena - Waghkonk (approx. 2.2 miles away); Kingston Area (approx. 2½ miles away); The Senate House – 1676 (approx. 2½ miles away); Old Zena Mill (approx. 3.3
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miles away); Settlers Captured (approx. 3.6 miles away); Maverick Road (approx. 3.7 miles away); Glasco Turnpike (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zena.
 
Site of Leggs’ Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, June 7, 2020
2. Site of Leggs’ Mill Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 210 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 7, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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