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Stuyvesant in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Kinderhook Creek

 
 
Kinderhook Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 21, 2012
1. Kinderhook Creek Marker
Inscription.  
Prior to 1667
known as “Major Abram’s
(Staats) Kill” and “Third
Falls.” In 1823 called
Stuyvesant Falls” and after
1845 “Kinderhook Creek”

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1667.
 
Location. 42° 21.458′ N, 73° 44.005′ W. Marker is in Stuyvesant, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is on Hudson Avenue (County Route 25A), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stuyvesant NY 12173, 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. Stuyvesant Falls Overlook Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Empire State Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Stuyvesant Falls (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Passenger and Freight Depots (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stockport-Stuyvesant Line
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Farmhands and Fishing (approx. 1.7 miles away); An Agrarian Lifestyle… (approx. 1.7 miles away); Farm Operations (approx. 1.7 miles away).
 
Marker in Stuyvesant image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 21, 2012
2. Marker in Stuyvesant
Kinderhook Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 21, 2012
3. Kinderhook Creek Marker
The bridge over Kinderhook Creek can be seen behind the marker.
Kinderhook Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 21, 2012
4. Kinderhook Creek Marker
Stuyvesant Falls on Kinderhook Creek image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 21, 2012
5. Stuyvesant Falls on Kinderhook Creek
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 737 times since then and 111 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 21, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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