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East Hampton in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Sheep Fold Site 1684

 
 
First Sheep Fold Site 1684 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 9, 2017
1. First Sheep Fold Site 1684 Marker
Inscription.

East Hampton townsmen
under care of a shepherd
herded earmarked sheep
in this common pasturage

 
Erected 1950 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 40° 57.934′ N, 72° 10.86′ W. Marker is in East Hampton, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Gay Road south of Main Street (New York State Route 25), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in a small triangular park bounded by Gay Road, Egypt Lane and Main Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 Gay Road, East Hampton NY 11937, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Poxabogue Windmill (approx. 5.4 miles away); Spider Legged Mill (approx. 5.7 miles away); Wick's Tavern (approx. 6.6 miles away); Bridgehampton Founders Monument (approx. 6.6 miles away); Triangular Commons (approx. 6.6 miles away); Water Mill Rolls of Honor (approx. 9.8 miles away); The James Corwith Grist Mill (approx. 9.8 miles away); First Watermill (approx. 10 miles away).
 
Categories. AgricultureSettlements & Settlers
 
First Sheep Fold Site 1684 Marker (<i>wide view; looking south through former pasture</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 9, 2017
2. First Sheep Fold Site 1684 Marker (wide view; looking south through former pasture)
First Sheep Fold Site 1684 Marker (<i>wide view; looking north through former pasture</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 9, 2017
3. First Sheep Fold Site 1684 Marker (wide view; looking north through former pasture)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 9, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 9, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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