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Sloansville in Schoharie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sloansville

 
 
Sloansville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, June 17, 2010
1. Sloansville Marker
Inscription.  
Settled by Palatines 1750's
Named for John R. Sloan, 1798
Indian trail passed here
connecting the Schoharie
and Mohawk Areas

 
Erected 1949 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable PlacesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1798.
 
Location. 42° 45.423′ N, 74° 19.89′ W. Marker is in Sloansville, New York, in Schoharie County. Marker is at the intersection of Great Western Turnpike (U.S. 20) and Briggs Road, on the right when traveling east on Great Western Turnpike. The Sloansville Marker is a short distance west of intersection of Route 20 and 30A & 162. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sloansville NY 12160, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Stone Heap (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site Of Encampment (approx. 0.8 miles away); Schoharie Junction (approx. 2.6 miles away); Central Bridge (approx. 3.2 miles away); Daniel W. Jenkins (approx.
Sloansville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 18, 2008
2. Sloansville Marker
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3.2 miles away); Site of Block House (approx. 3.3 miles away); Birthplace of George Westinghouse (approx. 3.3 miles away); Tavern (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sloansville.
 
Also see . . .  Hamlet of Sloansville History. (Submitted on June 18, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Sloansville Marker - Looking Westward image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 18, 2008
3. Sloansville Marker - Looking Westward
Sloansville Marker - Looking toward the east. image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, June 17, 2010
4. Sloansville Marker - Looking toward the east.
The marker is on the right hand side of Route 20. Beyond the marker is the intersection of Route 20 and State Route 30A.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 654 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 18, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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