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Amos Clayton

Legends & Lore

 
 
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, January 28, 2017
1. Amos Clayton Marker
Inscription.
1875-1942
AKA "Amy" or Island Hermit.
Peddler Who Walked Great
Distances, Danced For Pennies.
Inspired Many Local Tales

 
Erected 2016 by New York Folklore Society & William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 12.)
 
Location. 42° 48.295′ N, 74° 15.48′ W. Marker is in Charleston, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Burtonville Road (County Route 160) and Island Road, on the right when traveling west on Burtonville Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Esperance NY 12066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mill Stones (within shouting distance of this marker); Grist Mill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burtonville (about 400 feet away); Burton House (about 700 feet away); Eatons Corners Post Office & Store (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tory Tree Site (approx. 0.7 miles away); County Line Meeting House (approx. one mile away); Baptist Church (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Additional keywords. Burtonsville Burtonville
Amos Clayton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, January 28, 2017
2. Amos Clayton Marker

 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 2, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 257 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 2, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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