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Old Forge in Herkimer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Forge, N.Y.

 
 
Old Forge, N.Y. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Deb Hartshorn, August 21, 2010
1. Old Forge, N.Y. Marker
Inscription.  These three iron parts of the old forge and this mill stone from the old grist mill were used by agents sent here by JOHN BROWN of RHODE ISLAND who acquired this tract in 1798. They were again used about 1817 on the south side of the river near this site, by his son-in-law Charles Herreshoff.
 
Erected 1930.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1798.
 
Location. 43° 42.643′ N, 74° 58.346′ W. Marker is in Old Forge, New York, in Herkimer County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 28 and Fulton Street, on the right when traveling east on State Route 28. Marker is located in Point Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Old Forge NY 13420, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Train Wreck (approx. 6.6 miles away); Glennmore Hotel (approx. 8.8 miles away); N.Y.S. Music Camp (approx. 10.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Old Forge, NY. (Submitted on September 10, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.)
Old Forge, N.Y. Marker, mill stone, and iron parts image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Deb Hartshorn, August 21, 2010
2. Old Forge, N.Y. Marker, mill stone, and iron parts
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Point Park sign - Est. 2009 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Deb Hartshorn, August 21, 2010
3. Point Park sign - Est. 2009
Point Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Deb Hartshorn, August 21, 2010
4. Point Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 10, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 871 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 10, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 28, 2022