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Norway in Herkimer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old State Road

 
 
Old State Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, June 13, 2020
1. Old State Road Marker
Inscription.  
Between Johnstown and Sacketts Harbor. Begun in 1803. Used as a military road during War of 1812.
 
Erected by Town of Norway.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesWar of 1812. A significant historical year for this entry is 1803.
 
Location. 43° 12.524′ N, 74° 57.152′ W. Marker is in Norway, New York, in Herkimer County. Marker is at the intersection of Military Road and Newport-Gray Road (County Route 60), on the left when traveling west on Military Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport NY 13416, 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. Town of Norway Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Norway Baptist Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Four Wars (about 600 feet away); Benjamin Bowen House (approx. 3½ miles away); Newport War Memorials (approx. 3½ miles away); Masonic Temple (approx. 3½ miles away); Linus Yale (approx. 3½ miles away); The Yale Lock (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norway.
 
Old State Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, June 13, 2020
2. Old State Road Marker
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Norway, NY image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel
3. Norway, NY
The corner opposite the marker looking south along Newport-Gray Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 65 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on June 17, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 14, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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