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

Chatham

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, June 29, 2019
1. Chatham Marker
Inscription.  First known as Groats' Corners. Settled about 1811. Incorporated 1869. Earlier renowned as an important terminal on three railraods.
 
Erected 1969 by Chatham Lions Clubs.
 
Location. 42° 21.73′ N, 73° 35.788′ W. Marker is in Chatham, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and New York State Route 66 and, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chatham NY 12037, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chatham War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The American Legion (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tracy Memorial Village Hall (about 700 feet away); Groat’s Tavern (about 800 feet away); Ghent Honor Roll (approx. 2.8 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 3.7 miles away); Cpl. Frank R. Fratellenico, Jr. (approx. 3.8 miles away); Ichabod Crane (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chatham.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Chatham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, June 29, 2019
2. Chatham Marker
Looking south from the marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 20 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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