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New Scotland in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bender Melons

 
 
Bender Melons Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 6, 2011
1. Bender Melons Marker
Inscription.  
Home of
Bender Melons
Famed "Benders" developed
by Charles Bender in 1900
on this New Scotland Farm
sold throughout U.S.

 
Erected by Town of New Scotland.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
 
Location. 42° 38.234′ N, 73° 54.131′ W. Marker is in New Scotland, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Maple Road (New York State Route 85A), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Slingerlands NY 12159, 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. New Scotland Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Early Mission (approx. 0.4 miles away); New Scotland (approx. half a mile away); Hotaling / Pound House (approx. one mile away); New Scotland War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Robert E. Horton (approx. 1˝ miles away); Burial Site of Soldiers of the Revolutionary War
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(approx. 1˝ miles away); Slingerlands National Historic District (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Scotland.
 
Bender Melons Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 6, 2011
2. Bender Melons Marker
Bender Melons Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 6, 2011
3. Bender Melons Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 887 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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