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Smith Homestead

 
 
Wilhem Smith Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Clifton Patrick, October 8, 2009
1. Wilhem Smith Homestead Marker
Inscription.  Site of stone house built by pioneer settler Wilhelm Smith in 1759. Replaced by his descendants c. 1850 present Greek revival style frame structure which incorporates fabric from the original dwelling
 
Erected by R.L. Williams Town of Montgomery Historian.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1759.
 
Location. 41° 33.15′ N, 74° 14.19′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Albany Post Rd (County Route 18) 0.1 miles south of Van Aist Rd. (New York State Route 17K), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2729 Albany Post Rd,, Montgomery NY 12549, 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. Ward’s Bridge (approx. 1.6 miles away); Site of Pleasure Ground (approx. 2.2 miles away); Mastadon Dig 1800 (approx. 2.2 miles away); Walden House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Town of Montgomery Civil War Monument (approx.
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2˝ miles away); Riverside Farm (approx. 2.6 miles away); Montgomery House (approx. 2.9 miles away); German Town (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Circa 1850 Smith dwelling. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Clifton Patrick, October 8, 2009
2. Circa 1850 Smith dwelling.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 1,125 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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