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Athens in Greene County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Northrup House

 
 
Northrup House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, November 18, 2018
1. Northrup House and Marker
Inscription.  Built 1803 Home of Issac Northrup founder of Athens Village Incorporated 1806
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 15.507′ N, 73° 48.63′ W. Marker is in Athens, New York, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of South Washington Street and Fourth Street, on the right when traveling south on South Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 32 South Washington Street, Athens NY 12015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jan Van Loon House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Athens Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away); Hudson, New York (approx. 0.6 miles away); A. Van Loon House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Operation Desert Storm (approx. 1.2 miles away); Korea (approx. 1.2 miles away); WWII Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Vietnam (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
 
More about this marker. Sign is placed parallel to Washington Street, and can be difficult to spot
 
Regarding Northrup House. Issac Northrup purchased the farmlands of Jan Van Loon, and laid out the original street
Neighboring House image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, November 18, 2018
2. Neighboring House
plan of the Village of Athens.
 
Also see . . .  Synopsis of The National Register of Historic Places at Living Places.com. An easy summary of the 1979 National Register files. (Submitted on November 19, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Across Washington Street image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, November 18, 2018
3. Across Washington Street
Photos show the age and varying architecture of the village
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 19, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 19, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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