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

Post Road - 1772

 
 
Post Road - 1772 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 21, 2012
1. Post Road - 1772 Marker
Inscription.  
Albany to New York. Weekly
mail service established
on horseback. Passenger
service by covered wagons
and four horses in 1786.

 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 42° 23.323′ N, 73° 41.292′ W. Marker is in Kinderhook, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is on New York State Route 9H south of Hudson Avenue (County Route 21), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kinderhook NY 12106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthsite (approx. 0.4 miles away); Van Alen Homestead (approx. half a mile away); Ichabod Crane (approx. 0.6 miles away); Heermance House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lawrence Van Buren House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 0.7 miles away); Kinderhook World War I Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); James Clark (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kinderhook.
 
Post Road - 1772 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 21, 2012
2. Post Road - 1772 Marker
Post Road - 1772 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 21, 2012
3. Post Road - 1772 Marker
Looking South on the Post Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 21, 2012
4. Looking South on the Post Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 21, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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