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Shushan in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Shushan Postmaster

 

— Legends & Lore —

 
Shushan Postmaster Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, November 7, 2020
1. Shushan Postmaster Marker
Inscription.  
A streamer fishing fly created in 1953 by Lew Oatman as a tribute to Al Prindle, Shushan's postmaster & a muse of Norman Rockwell.
 
Erected 2018 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation, New York Folklore Society. (Marker Number 38.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation Legends & Lore Series series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1953.
 
Location. 43° 5.378′ N, 73° 20.534′ W. Marker is in Shushan, New York, in Washington County. Marker is on County Road 64 south of County Road 61, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 698 CR-64, Shushan NY 12873, 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. Shushan Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Eagleville Covered Bridge (approx. 1½ miles away); Rexleigh Covered Bridge (approx. 3.2 miles away); Battenville (approx. 4.3 miles away); Old White Church Cemetery (approx. 4½ miles away);
Shushan Postmaster Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, November 7, 2020
2. Shushan Postmaster Marker
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Home and Laboratory of Dr. Asa Fitch, Jr. (approx. 4.6 miles away); Hubbard Hall (approx. 4.7 miles away); Sergeant Frederick W. Mausert, III (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shushan.
 
Also see . . .  Shushan Postmaster - Fly Anglers Online. A photo and description of the Shushan Postmaster Bucktail fishing fly. (Submitted on November 8, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 8, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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May. 23, 2022