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

Shushan Postmaster

 
 
Shushan Postmaster Marker image. Click for full size.
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, and the William G. Pomeroy Foundation Legends & Lore Series series lists.
 
Location. 43° 5.378′ N, 73° 20.534′ W. Marker is in Shushan, New York, in Washington County. Marker is on County Route 64 south of County Route 61, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 698 County Road 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); Rexleigh Covered Bridge (approx. 3.2 miles away); Battenville (approx. 4.3 miles away); Old White Church Cemetery (approx.
Shushan Postmaster Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, November 7, 2020
2. Shushan Postmaster Marker
4˝ miles away); 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); Cambridge War Memorials (approx. 4.8 miles away).
 
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 November 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 8, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. 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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