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

Historic Road

 
 
Historic Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 4, 2018
1. Historic Road Marker
Inscription.

Mount Hope & Lumberland
Turnpike Co., June 8, 1812.
Built after War of 1812,
from Town of Wallkill to
Narrowsburgh on Delaware.

 
Erected 1984 by Deerpark & Orange County.
 
Location. 41° 27.848′ N, 74° 35.525′ W. Marker is in Cuddebackville, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on New York State Route 211 east of U.S. 209, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cuddebackville NY 12729, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jacques Caudebec (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cuddebackville (about 400 feet away); D. & H. Canal (approx. mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); Corwin Farm (approx. 3.4 miles away); Oakland Valley School District #3 (approx. 3.7 miles away); Indian Raid (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cuddebackville.
 
Regarding Historic Road. As noted in History of Sullivan county... (Quinlan, 1873), "The Mount Hope and Lumberland Turnpike Company was incorporated in 1812. George D. Wickham and John Duer, of Goshen,
Historic Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 4, 2018
2. Historic Road Marker
Looking west toward US Hwy 209
Benjamin Woodward, Benjamin Dodge and Benjamin B. Newkirk, of Mount Hope; and William A. Cuddeback and Abraham Cuddeback, of Deerpark, were directors. Work was commenced about the year 1815, and the road was subsequently completed as far as Narrowsburgh. Under an act of the Pennsylvania Legislature, the work was extended to Honesdale."
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 6, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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