“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Bouckville in Madison County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

First Hop Yard

First Hop Yard Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jordan Romano
1. First Hop Yard Marker
Inscription.  In 1808 James D. Coolidge Planted the First Hops Field In Madison County. By 1859 NY Supplied 87% of Hops Grown In the US.
Erected by William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureHorticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1808.
Location. 42° 53.31′ N, 75° 32.248′ W. Marker is in Bouckville, New York, in Madison County. Marker is on New York State Route 12B, 0.2 miles south of W. Hill Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3487 State Route 12B, Bouckville NY 13310, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chenango Canal (approx. ¾ mile away); Col. Joshua Leland (approx. 1.9 miles away); Toll Gate No. 1 (approx. 3 miles away); Home of Cyrus and Elizabeth Heminway Finney (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named Chenango Canal (approx. 4.2 miles away); Baptist Church
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(approx. 4½ miles away); Eaton Church (approx. 4½ miles away); WTM Engine Works (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bouckville.
Also see . . .  First Hop Yard. (Submitted on August 2, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 9 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 2, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 7, 2023