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Near Warwick in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wisner Tract

 
 
Wisner Tract Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Voexum, July 12, 2016
1. Wisner Tract Marker
Inscription.  
Capt. John Wisner, 1722 - 78
Colonial Wars & Revolution
Purchased 2064 acres in 1766
House built by great-grandson
Henry B. Wisner, 1840

 
Erected 1938 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1766.
 
Location. 41° 16.855′ N, 74° 18.42′ W. Marker is near Warwick, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on State School Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Warwick NY 10990, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bellvale (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hambletonian (approx. 2.2 miles away); Conrad Sly Homestead (approx. 2.4 miles away); Burgoyne’s Army (approx. 2½ miles away); Sayerville (approx. 2.7 miles away); Sugar Loaf Community of Craftsmen (approx. 2.9 miles away); Residence site of James Burt (approx. 3 miles away); Camp Site (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warwick.
 
Wisner Tract Marker in the foreground. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Clifton Patrick, May 17, 2017
2. Wisner Tract Marker in the foreground.
In the background is a former Mid-Orange Correctional Facility building, which closed in 2011.
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2016, by Christopher Voexum of Stony Point, New York. This page has been viewed 337 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 12, 2016.   2. submitted on May 18, 2017, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 29, 2022