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Bear Mountain in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Joseph Bartha

 
 
Joseph Bartha Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, July 6, 2022
1. Joseph Bartha Marker
Inscription.  
Erected in Honor of
Joseph Bartha
Age 95
Trails Chairman 1940 to 1955
Water, shrub and rock always
called to him. His joyful mission
was to cut a path, blaze a tree and
lead countless others along happy
miles to the view from the top.
N.Y.-N.J. Trail Conference
June 5, 1966

 
Erected 1966 by N.Y.-N.J. Trail Conference.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical date for this entry is June 5, 1966.
 
Location. 41° 18.659′ N, 74° 0.39′ W. Marker is in Bear Mountain, New York, in Rockland County. Marker can be reached from Perkins Memorial Drive, 5˝ miles west of Bear Mountain State Park entrance on (U.S. 202). Located the top of Bear Mountain on the Appalachian Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bear Mountain NY 10911, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Perkins Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Preserving a National Landmark (approx. 0.8 miles away); Discover the Appalachian National Scenic Trail
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); The Historic 1777 & 1779 Trails (approx. 0.9 miles away); Palisades Interstate Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Fighting at Fort Clinton (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fighting at Hessian Lake (approx. 0.9 miles away); Orange County (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bear Mountain.
 
Joseph Bartha Marker and Perkins Tower image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, July 6, 2022
2. Joseph Bartha Marker and Perkins Tower
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 28, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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