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Kinderhook in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ichabod Crane

Legends & Lore

 
 
Ichabod Crane Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 3, 2018
1. Ichabod Crane Marker
Inscription.

Washington Irving based the
character Ichabod Crane in
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
on Kinderhook school
teacher Jesse Merwin.

 
Erected 2017 by New York Folklore Society and William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation marker series.
 
Location. 42° 22.827′ N, 73° 41.421′ W. Marker is in Kinderhook, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is on New York State Route 9H mile north of Fischer Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kinderhook NY 12106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Van Alen Homestead (within shouting distance of this marker); Post Road - 1772 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Birthsite (approx. 0.8 miles away); “ . . . a Farmer in my native Town” (approx. 0.9 miles away); Welcome to Lindenwald (approx. 0.9 miles away); Uncovering the Past (approx. 0.9 miles away); Soil Improvers (approx. one mile away); Lindenwald and the Old Post Road (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kinderhook.
 
Also see . . .
1. Ichabod Crane
Ichabod Crane Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 3, 2018
2. Ichabod Crane Marker
Looking north along NY Rt 9H
. (Submitted on June 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Who Was the Real Ichabod Crane? (New York Times, 2015). (Submitted on June 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Ichabod Crane Schoolhouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 3, 2018
3. Ichabod Crane Schoolhouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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