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Highland in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Appalachian Trail

 
 
Appalachian Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2009
1. Appalachian Trail Marker
Inscription.
First opened October 1923
in Bear Mtn. – Harriman Park.
Maintained by volunteers
NY – NJ Trail Conference

 
Erected by New York State Bridge Authority.
 
Location. 41° 19.197′ N, 73° 59.384′ W. Marker is in Highland, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on U.S. 6, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located at the western entrance to the Bear Mountain Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Montgomery NY 10922, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Appalachian Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Clinton’s Outer Redoubt (within shouting distance of this marker); Outer Redoubt of Fort Clinton (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Clinton (within shouting distance of this marker); The British Attempt to Divide the Colonies during the War of Independence (within shouting distance of this marker); The West Redoubt of Fort Clinton (within shouting distance of this marker); Bear Mountain Bridge (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Bridge Builders (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Highland.
 
Related marker.
Appalachian Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2009
2. Appalachian Trail Marker
The Appalachian Trail crosses Route 6 at this point. Markers for the AT are on both sides of the street.
Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. A different marker for the Appalachian Trail is located across the street.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Appalachian Trail Home Page. (Submitted on July 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Appalachian National Scenic Trail. National Park Service website. (Submitted on July 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Man-Made Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 736 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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