West Park in Ulster County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1½ miles westward is
“Slabsides”, Rustic cabin
of the poet-naturalist,
where he spent much time
in the late 90s and early 1900s.
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical date for this entry is March 29, 1921.
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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Walk To Freedom (approx. Ό mile away); Church of the Ascension (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Millionaire's View (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hyde Park RR Station (approx. one mile away); Hyde Park Train Station (approx. one mile away); The Hyde Park Landing Flag (approx. The Last "Albany Beef" Caught at Hyde Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Kiosk Frieze "Sturgeon" Painting (approx. 1.1 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. History of Slabsides Sanctuary. John Burroughs Association website. (Submitted on July 13, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Information about John Burroughs. Catskill Archive. (Submitted on July 13, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 479 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 13, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.