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Fly Creek in Otsego County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Natty Bumppo

Legends & Lore

 

— New York Folklore —

 
Natty Bummpo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Scott J. Payne, January 2, 2021
1. Natty Bummpo Marker
Inscription.  
David Shipman, Ca. 1729-1813
Burial site of local hunter known by & inspiration for James Fenimore Cooper's literary character.
 
Erected 2018 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 43.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 42° 42.397′ N, 74° 58.57′ W. Marker is in Fly Creek, New York, in Otsego County. Marker is on County Road 26 south of Day Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fly Creek NY 13337, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Blacksmith Shop (approx. 2.4 miles away); Cardiff Giant (approx. 2˝ miles away); Doubleday Field (approx. 2.6 miles away); Oldest Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); Tunnicliff Inn (approx. 2.7 miles away); Site of the First National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction (approx. 2.7 miles away); Otsego Hall (approx. 2.8 miles away); George Croghan (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Natty Bumppo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Scott J. Payne, January 2, 2021
2. Natty Bumppo Marker

1. William G. Pomeroy Foundation and the Natty Bumppo Marker. (Submitted on January 3, 2021, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York.)
2. Natty Bumppo (Wikipedia). (Submitted on January 3, 2021, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
David Shipman Grave image. Click for full size.
By Scott J. Payne, January 2, 2021
3. David Shipman Grave
David Shipman
14 N.Y. Mil.
Rev. War
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2021, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 3, 2021, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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