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

Fork Factory

 
 
Fork Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, March 14, 2021
1. Fork Factory Marker
Inscription.  
Site of North & Denio Co. ca. 1850-ca. 1880. harnessed Oaks Creek to power factory making hay forks, hammers, and other farm implements.
 
Erected 2018 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 513.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1880.
 
Location. 42° 42.155′ N, 74° 58.457′ W. Marker is near Fly Creek, New York, in Otsego County. Marker is at the intersection of County Route 26 and Fork Shop Road, on the left when traveling north on County Route 26. 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. Natty Bumppo (approx. 0.3 miles away); Amelia Earhart (approx. one mile away); Cattown Road (approx. 2.2 miles away); Blacksmith Shop (approx. 2.4 miles away); Chestnut & Main (approx. 2.4 miles away); Cardiff Giant (approx. 2.4 miles away); Doubleday Field
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(approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Doubleday Field (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fly Creek.
 
Fork Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, March 14, 2021
2. Fork Factory Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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