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Richfield Springs in Otsego County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Richfield Hotel

 
 
Richfield Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 14, 2011
1. Richfield Hotel Marker
Inscription.  
Oldest tavern in Richfield; built
by Nathan Dow in 1816, who was
with Ethan Allen at Ticonderoga.
First summer guests, 1821, when
board was $1.25 per week.

 
Erected 1938 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 42° 51.245′ N, 74° 59.3′ W. Marker is in Richfield Springs, New York, in Otsego County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 20), on the right when traveling west. Marker is next to the entrance to the Richfield Springs School. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richfield Springs NY 13439, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. French War - 1757 (approx. ¼ mile away); Ganowauges (approx. ¼ mile away); Brighton (approx. 2.3 miles away); John Tunnicliff Jr (approx. 3.7 miles away); Public Library (approx. 4.7 miles away); Masonic Lodge
Richfield Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 14, 2011
2. Richfield Hotel Marker
The Richfield Springs School is in the background.
(approx. 5.3 miles away); Petrie’s Corners (approx. 6 miles away); Hyde Hall (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richfield Springs.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 376 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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