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West Park in Ulster County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Burroughs

 
 
John Burroughs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
1. John Burroughs Marker
Inscription.  

1½ miles westward is
“Slabsides”, Rustic cabin
of the poet-naturalist,
where he spent much time
in the late 90’s and early 1900’s.

 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 41° 47.945′ N, 73° 57.549′ W. Marker is in West Park, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway (U.S. 9W) and Park Lane, on the right when traveling south on Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Park NY 12493, 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. Walk To Freedom (approx. ¼ mile away); Church of the Ascension (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hyde Park RR Station (approx. one mile away); Hyde Park Train Station (approx. one mile away); St. James Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Reformed Dutch (approx. 1.3
John Burroughs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
2. John Burroughs Marker
miles away); Site of James K. Paulding House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Reformed Dutch Church Hyde Park (approx. 1.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Slabsides Sanctuary. John Burroughs Association website. (Submitted on July 13, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Information about John Burroughs. Catskill Archive. (Submitted on July 13, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
John Burroughs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2012
3. John Burroughs Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 418 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 13, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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