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Zena - Waghkonk

 
 
Zena - Waghkonk Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, June 7, 2020
1. Zena - Waghkonk Marker
Inscription.  Zena was called Waghkonk or Awaghkonk, Indian for low meadows or marsh; Dutch translated it Van Daal, or Valley; English Vandale.
 
Erected 1935 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 42° 1.012′ N, 74° 4.584′ W. Marker is in Zena, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is at the intersection of Sawkill Road (County Route 30) and Zena Road, on the left when traveling north on Sawkill Road. Sawkill Road merges into Zena Road from the southeast at this intersection. Marker is on the NW quadrant. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woodstock NY 12498, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Zena Mill (approx. 1.2 miles away); Maverick Road (approx. 1.6 miles away); Settlers Captured (approx. 1.8 miles away); Site of Leggs’ Mill (approx. 2.2 miles away); Glasco Turnpike (approx. 2.4 miles away); Howe’s Powder Mill (approx.
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2.4 miles away); Newkirk House (approx. 2.7 miles away); Tannery Brook (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zena.
 
Zena - Waghkonk Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel
2. Zena - Waghkonk Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 45 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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