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Near Silvernails in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Training Ground

 
 
Training Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 16, 2020
1. Training Ground Marker
Inscription.  
Training Ground
for New York State militia
of the Gallatin District.
Jeremiah Cronk, fifer, 1812

 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812.
 
Location. 42° 0.918′ N, 73° 41.309′ W. Marker is near Silvernails, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is at the intersection of Silvernails Road (County Route 7) and Gallatinville Road, on the right when traveling north on Silvernails Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pine Plains NY 12567, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dings House (within shouting distance of this marker); Dings Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Plow Furnace (approx. ¾ mile away); Church Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dutchess-Columbia County Line (approx. one mile away); Historic Farm (approx. one mile away); Town and County Line (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mannessah Home (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silvernails.
 
Training Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 16, 2020
2. Training Ground Marker
Training Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 16, 2020
3. Training Ground Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 16, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on January 26, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 16, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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