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Near Fonda in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jail Limit Marker

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, March 23, 2019
1. Jail Limit Marker Marker
Inscription.  One of ten markers used to mark the boundaries a person in jail on a civil action could leave jail for the day to work off debt. Established during the 1840s
 
Erected by Her. & Gen. Soc. of Montg. Co.
 
Location. 42° 57.519′ N, 74° 21.451′ W. Marker is near Fonda, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Switzer Hill Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. On the right as you go up the hill. Marker is in this post office area: Fonda NY 12068, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fonda Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); Caughnawga Church (approx. half a mile away); Fonda Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Douw Fonda (approx. ¾ mile away); Fultonville Union Free High School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Town of Glen (approx. 0.9 miles away); Court House (approx. one mile away); The 115th & 153rd Regiments (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fonda.
 
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View from marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 23, 2019
2. View from marker
Looking south towards the Mohawk River.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 24, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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