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Peekskill in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Teachers Park

 
 
Teachers Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, September 19, 2009
1. Teachers Park Marker
Inscription.  
Presented to the people of
Peekskill and dedicated to
the teachers in the public,
private and church schools
by Chester A. Smith
and Edith M. Smith
in appreciation of their
father, Louis H. Smith for
thirty-five years a teacher
in the public schools of
Westchester and Putnam
Counties and of their mother
Abbie E. Smith, for thirty-
five years a teacher in the
church school of the First
Methodist Church of Peekskill.
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Erected 1941 by Chester and Edith Smith.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 41° 17.338′ N, 73° 55.293′ W. Marker is in Peekskill, New York, in Westchester County. Marker can be reached from Union Avenue near 1st Street. Located behind the Peekskill Museum / Herrick House. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 124 Union Avenue, Peekskill NY 10566, 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. America’s Most Famous Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Cortlandt Civil War Monument (approx.
Teachers Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, September 19, 2009
2. Teachers Park Marker
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0.4 miles away); Peekskill World War I Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Peekskill Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Peekskill F.D.N.Y. Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jan Peeck Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Travis Cove Overlook (approx. 1.1 miles away); Countess Lucille VI (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Peekskill.
 
Friendly Town Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, September 19, 2009
3. Friendly Town Memorial Park Marker
Another marker in the park. This one reads:
Friendly Town Memorial Park
Presented to the
people of Peekskill
by
Chester A. Smith
and Edith M. Smith
in memory of their
father and mother
Louis h. Smith – and
Abbie E. Smith
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Friendly Town Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, September 19, 2009
4. Friendly Town Memorial Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 686 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 22, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 29, 2022