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Carmel in Putnam County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Putnam County's First Park

 
 
Putnam County's First Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 19, 2010
1. Putnam County's First Park Marker
Inscription.  
Putnam County's First Park
Established 1971
Board of Supervisors
Edward S. Tuttle, Chairman – Southeast • Frank Barbarita – Kent • Kenneth Carlson – Putnam Valley • Albert Foshay – Carmel • Joseph Percacciolo – Philipstown • Donald B. Smith – Patterson • John P. Morris, Clerk
Former Members
Jeremiah R. Downey • George F. Krauss • William C. Mathers
Park & Recreation Advisory Committee
J. Harrington Nicholson, Chairman • Thomas E. Still • George R. Wiegard, Secretary
Former Members
Kenneth Atherly • Robert Dickensheets • John Kuck • Wilbur Opdyke • Otto Romanino
Acknowledgement is given to the following who made contributions to this park
Arnold – Dain Corporation • Boy Scouts of America • Brewster transit Mix • Dain & Dill • Mahopac Supply, Inc. • Putnam Mason Supplies, Inc. • Rotary Club of Mahopac • Schipp Construction Co • U.S. Plywood Research Center
A debt of gratitude is owed to all who volunteered moral and physical support to make the park a reality

 
Erected
Putnam County's First Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 19, 2010
2. Putnam County's First Park Marker
1971.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work.
 
Location. 41° 26.556′ N, 73° 42.501′ W. Marker is in Carmel, New York, in Putnam County. Marker can be reached from Gipsy Trail Road (New York State Route 41) one mile north of Carmel-Kent Cliffs Road (U.S. 47), on the left when traveling north. Located in Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 Gipsy Trail Road, Carmel NY 10512, 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. Cobra AH-1G/S/F Helicopter (within shouting distance of this marker); Putnam County Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); M-60A3 Main Battle Tank (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor of All Native American Veterans (approx. Ό mile away); Philips Smith Farm (approx. 0.7 miles away); Carver Bridge (approx. 1.3 miles away); Old Baptist (approx. 1.8 miles away); Elisha Cole (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carmel.
 
Putnam County's First Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 19, 2010
3. Putnam County's First Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 648 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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