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Village of Chester in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Hambletonian Monument

The Great Progenitor of Trotters

Hambletonian Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Clifton Patrick, September 17, 2009
1. Hambletonian Monument Marker
The Great Progenitor
of Trotters

Born May 5, 1849
Died March 27, 1876

Erected 1893 by the National Association of Trotting Horse Breeders.
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsSports. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1997.
Location. 41° 21.803′ N, 74° 16.528′ W. Marker is in Village of Chester, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Hambletonian Avenue (New York State Route 94) just north of Oakland Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 Hambletonian Avenue, Chester NY 10918, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hambletonian (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wawayanda Patent (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War I Monument & Chester Bicentennial Commission Time Capsule (approx. ¼ mile away); Korean and Viet Nam Wars Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); 1915 Chester Depot (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chester, New York
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Artillery Encampment 1779 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Revolutionary Militia of Orange and Ulster (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Village of Chester.
More about this monument. This monument, erected in 1893 by the National Association of Trotting Horse Breeders, stands over the grave of Hambletonian on the farm formerly owned by William M. Rysdyk at Chester, Orange County, New York. Constructed of red granite, it stands 26 feet 10 inches in hight and 6 feet square at the base.
Also see . . .  Hambletonian Monument. (Submitted on September 18, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 1,137 times since then and 21 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 18, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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