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Speck Zyn Kill

 
 
Speck Zyn Kill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, November 2, 2010
1. Speck Zyn Kill Marker
Inscription.  
Speck Zyn Kill
Dutch for "Speck, his stream". Later called Speck 'n Kill and Speckenkill. Speck, an Indian, owned this land.
State Education Department 1935

 
Erected 1935 by the State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
 
Location. 41° 39.456′ N, 73° 55.824′ W. Marker is in Poughkeepsie, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of South Road (U.S. 9) and Spackenkill Road, on the right when traveling north on South Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Poughkeepsie NY 12601, 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. Uppuqui-ipis-ing (approx. 1.4 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Brev't. Maj. Louis McLane Hamilton (approx. 1.7 miles away); Anandabai Joshee M.D.
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(approx. 1.8 miles away); Poughkeepsie Volunteer Fire Department World War I Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Elijah Hedding D.D. (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poughkeepsie.
 
Speck Zyn Kill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, November 2, 2010
2. Speck Zyn Kill Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,023 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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