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Carmel in Putnam County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

County Fairgrounds

 
 
County Fairgrounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, October 5, 2013
1. County Fairgrounds Marker
Inscription.  Organized in 1851 with land purchased in 1865. Agricultural exhibits and one half mile harness race track with grandstand operated until 1932.
 
Erected 2002 by Carmel Chamber of Commerce.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment.
 
Location. 41° 25.734′ N, 73° 40.343′ W. Marker is in Carmel, New York, in Putnam County. Marker is on Fair St (County Route 60) just east of Gleneida Ave (New York State Route 52), on the left when traveling west. The site is now known as the "Fred Dill Outdoor Education Center Wildlife Sanctuary.". Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 61 Fair St,, Carmel NY 10512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elisha Cole (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Baptist (approx. 0.4 miles away); County Court House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Enoch Crosby (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Memoriam (approx. 0.4 miles away); Marne Post 370 Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sibyl Ludington
County Fairgrounds Marker in roadside setting. image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, October 5, 2013
2. County Fairgrounds Marker in roadside setting.
(approx. half a mile away); Sybil Ludington (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carmel.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2013, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 354 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2013, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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