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Poughkeepsie in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Speck Zyn Kill

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, November 2, 2010
1. Speck Zyn Kill Marker
Inscription.
Speck Zyn Kill
Dutch for "Speck, his stream". Later called Speck 'n Kill and Speckenkill. Speck, an Indian, owned this land.
State Education Department 1935

 
Erected 1935 by the State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 39.456′ N, 73° 55.824′ W. Marker is in Poughkeepsie, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of South Road (U.S. 9) and Spackenkill Road, on the right when traveling north on South Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Poughkeepsie NY 12601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Uppuqui-ipis-ing (approx. 1.4 miles away); Bennett Gate (approx. 2.8 miles away); Mills Gate (approx. 2.8 miles away); Soldiers Memorial Fountain (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Glebe House (approx. 3 miles away); Poughkeepsie Civil War Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); Dutchess County War Memorial (approx. 3.1 miles away); On This Site (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poughkeepsie.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Speck Zyn Kill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 2, 2010
2. Speck Zyn Kill Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 651 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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