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Red Hook in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“Historic Diner”

 
 
Historic Diner Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Ricker, March 13, 2017
1. Historic Diner Marker
Inscription. This 1927 Silk City diner named, The Village Diner, or The Half-Way Diner, was placed on the Historic Registrar in 1988. The First in N.Y.S and the fourth in the country
 
Erected by Arleen and Samuel Harkins, Red Hook, NY 12571.
 
Location. 41° 59.806′ N, 73° 52.456′ W. Marker is in Red Hook, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on North Broadway (New York State Route 9) 0.6 miles north of East Market Street (Route 199). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7550 N. Broadway, Red Hook NY 12571, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Former New York State Champion Tree (approx. 2.8 miles away); White Corner (approx. 5.2 miles away); Bogardus Land (approx. 5.3 miles away); Kingston Area (approx. 6.6 miles away); The Senate House – 1676 (approx. 6.6 miles away); Catskill Mountains (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Stone Jug (approx. 7 miles away); Mary Powell Bell (approx. 7.7 miles away).
 
More about this marker. At south edge of the diner parking lot, underneath commercial sign.
 
Regarding “Historic Diner”. The diner is
The "Historic" Village Diner Sign, Marker, and diner image. Click for full size.
By William Ricker, March 13, 2017
2. The "Historic" Village Diner Sign, Marker, and diner
still run by same family described on the marker, good food and friendly staff. I may not pass that way again, but if I do, I'll want more pie.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the diner. (Submitted on March 16, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Additional comments.
1. Street Address
Street addresses in this area have been regularized, probably for County-wide 911 dispatch as elsewhere?. Formerly number 39 N Broadway , as listed in NRHP, the diner and marker address is now 7550 Route 9 or 7550 N Broadway. Note To Editor only visible by Contributor and editor    
    — Submitted March 14, 2017, by William Ricker of Boston, Massachusetts.

 
Categories. 20th Century
 
Historic "Village Diner" image. Click for full size.
By William Ricker, March 13, 2017
3. Historic "Village Diner"
showing alternate name Halfway Diner on the lower panel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2017, by William Ricker of Boston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 243 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 14, 2017, by William Ricker of Boston, Massachusetts. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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