Near Duanesburg in Schenectady County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Great Lot 92
the County Forest Preserve are the same
as they were when Elkanoh Rockwell
leased this land from James Duane in 1794.
Duane held 50,000 acres in the area
then known as Duane's Bush. He divided
his land into hundred acre parcels
called Great Lots.
This is Great Lot #92.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1794.
Location. 42° 48.1′ N, 74° 9.354′ W. Marker is near Duanesburg, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker can be reached from Lake Road (County Route 88) 0.6 miles east of Duanesburg Churches Road (County Route 127), on the left when traveling east. Marker is mounted on a trail-side tree near the entrance to the hiking trails in Schenectady County Forest. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Delanson NY 12053, 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. Wiggins Family Cemetery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Herrick Farm House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Frost Homestead (approx. Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Duanesburg Reformed Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); William North (approx. 2.3 miles away); James Duane (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Duanesburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 536 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 30, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.