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Forestburgh in Sullivan County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Handy Family

 
 
Handy Family Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tara Buckstad-Russo, July 20, 2012
1. Handy Family Marker
Inscription.  Handy Family. Burial place of Handy Family. Believed to be Forestburgh's first settlers. David Handy died in 1814.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1814.
 
Location. 41° 31.163′ N, 74° 41.951′ W. Marker is in Forestburgh, New York, in Sullivan County. Marker is on Hartwood Club Road, 2 miles County Route 48, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Forestburgh NY 12777, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hartwood (approx. 1.4 miles away); Stephen Crane’s Pond (approx. 1.4 miles away); Town Hall Site (approx. 2 miles away); Log Cabin (approx. 3 miles away); Oakland Valley School District #3 (approx. 3.1 miles away); Indian Raid (approx. 3.1 miles away); Here Stood one of the Stage Coach Stations (approx. 3.4 miles away); Site of Methodist Church (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forestburgh.
 
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there is a shot gut bullet hole off center in the sign.
 
Handy Family Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tara Buckstad-Russo, July 20, 2012
2. Handy Family Marker
This is the actual cemetary of the Handy family with a hand made sign depicting David Handy as a scout.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2012, by Tara Buckstad-Russo of Forestburgh, New York. This page has been viewed 659 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2012, by Tara Buckstad-Russo of Forestburgh, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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