Hunter in Greene County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Settled shortly after the Revolution, circa 1790. A large tannery was built in 1822 by Colonel William Edwards. With the coming of the railroad in the 1880s, Hunter was transformed into a village of hotels, boardinghouses and Main Street shops.
Erected by Mountain Top Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1790.
Location. 42° 12.467′ N, 74° 12.486′ W. Marker is in Hunter, New York, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 23A) and Height Mountain Road (County Route 83), on the left when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hunter NY 12442, 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. Hunter War Memorial (approx. Ό mile away); a different marker also named Hunter (approx. 0.6 miles away); State Land (approx. 2.4 miles away); Tannersville (approx. 3 miles away); One Hundredth Anniversary (approx. 3.6 miles away); Town of Hunter World War MemorialTannersville School Ground Improvements (approx. 3.7 miles away); a different marker also named State Land (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hunter.
Also see . . .
1. Hunter, NY (Wikipedia). (Submitted on October 31, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. Town of Hunter, NY. (Submitted on November 2, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
3. Town of Hunter History. (Submitted on November 2, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.