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Walker Valley in Ulster County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Walker Valley

 
 
Walker Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 30, 2019
1. Walker Valley Marker
Inscription.  
Originally named Jamesburgh
Renamed Walker Valley – 1862
Home to Delaware Indians
until the late 1700s
Dutch settled in mid 1700s

 
Erected by Town of Shawangunk.
 
Location. 41° 37.945′ N, 74° 22.465′ W. Marker is in Walker Valley, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 52 and Marl Road, on the right when traveling west on State Route 52. Marker is located in a small, triangular plaza across the highway from the Walker Valley Firehouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3679 New York Route 52, Walker Valley NY 12588, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ulster County (approx. 3.3 miles away); Old Mine Road ~ D. and H. Canal (approx. 4.7 miles away); Michel Helm (approx. 4.7 miles away); Rear-Admiral Silas Horton Stringham (approx. 6.3 miles away); Dutch Reformed Church (approx. 6.4 miles away);
Walker Valley Marker (<i>looking west along NY Route 52  Walker Valley Firehouse in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 30, 2019
2. Walker Valley Marker (looking west along NY Route 52 Walker Valley Firehouse in background)
Fantinekill Massacre Memorial (approx. 6.4 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 6.6 miles away); Frank B. Hoornbeek (approx. 6.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. The History of Walker Valley. The early settlers to the valley in the 1700s carved out farms from land patents in West and East Shawangunk. Early industries included railroad tie and ship mast-making, logging, ice cutting, and huckleberry picking. (Submitted on July 21, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Walker Valley, New York (Wikipedia). (Submitted on July 21, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Walker Valley Marker<br>(<i>view looking east along NY Route 52  Marl Road on left</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 30, 2019
3. Walker Valley Marker
(view looking east along NY Route 52 Marl Road on left)
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 88 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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