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Richfield Springs in Otsego County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Richfield Hotel

 
 
Richfield Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 14, 2011
1. Richfield Hotel Marker
Inscription.
Oldest tavern in Richfield; built
by Nathan Dow in 1816, who was
with Ethan Allen at Ticonderoga.
First summer guests, 1821, when
board was $1.25 per week.

 
Erected 1938 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 51.245′ N, 74° 59.3′ W. Marker is in Richfield Springs, New York, in Otsego County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 20), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is next to the entrance to the Richfield Springs School. Marker is in this post office area: Richfield Springs NY 13439, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. French War - 1757 (approx. mile away); Ganowauges (approx. mile away); John Tunnicliff Jr (approx. 3.7 miles away); Hyde Hall (approx. 7.2 miles away); Hyde Hall Covered Bridge (approx. 7.7 miles away); First Church (approx. 7.9 miles away); Camp and Fort (approx. 8.2 miles away); General James Clinton (approx. 8.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richfield Springs.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
Richfield Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 14, 2011
2. Richfield Hotel Marker
The Richfield Springs School is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 308 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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