Near Rhinebeck in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Iceboating drew Robert Suckley from New York City to Wilderstein during the winter months. He had a standing order with the telegraph operator in Rhinecliffe to wire him whenever other boats were out so he could catch the next train from the city. Robert owned two ice yachts named Grace and Dombey.
Topics. This historical Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 41° 53.605′ N, 73° 56.722′ W. Marker is near Rhinebeck, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker can be reached from County Road 85, on the left when traveling east. Marker is found on the hiking trail at Wilderstein. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rhinebeck NY 12572, 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. Wilderstein (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sojourner Truth (approx. 1.6 miles away); Lighthouse Park (approx. 1.7 miles away); Down by the River (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mary Powell Bell (approx. 2˝ miles away); Sections of the “Old Stone Road” (approx. 2˝ miles away); Louis Caterino (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Delaware and Hudson Canal (approx. 2.6 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 702 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Wide area view of the marker and its surroundings. • Pictures of the foundation ruins of the dockmaster's house and remains of old stone road as mentioned in marker text. • Can you help?