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Preston-Potter Hollow in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dr. Samuel Preston

 
 
Dr. Samuel Preston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 24, 2019
1. Dr. Samuel Preston Marker
Inscription.  Settled here in 1789 and gave his name to Preston Hollow. He built the first sawmill and gristmill
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 26.655′ N, 74° 12.454′ W. Marker is in Preston-Potter Hollow, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on New York State Route 145, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Preston Hollow NY 12469, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Whipping Post (approx. 0.2 miles away); Meeting House Hill (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Medusa Fire (approx. 3.9 miles away); Medusa War Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Stone Store (approx. 4.9 miles away); Drill Grounds (approx. 5 miles away); R.R. Disaster (approx. 5 miles away); Quaker Church (approx. 5.7 miles away).
 
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Preston image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 24, 2019
2. Preston
Looking along NY 145 to the northwest
Preston image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 24, 2019
3. Preston
Looking to southeast along NY 145 from marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 25, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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