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Nyack in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Historic Underground Railroad

 
 
Historic Underground Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2011
1. Historic Underground Railroad Marker
Inscription.
In the mid 1800’s, waterways
such as the Nyack Brook, which
flows here, served as important
land-marks for African American
slaves escaping North along
the ‘Underground Railroad’
Joseph Mitolf Family
‘Lest we forget’

 
Location. 41° 5.51′ N, 73° 55.423′ W. Marker is in Nyack, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is on Main Street west of N Mill Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nyack NY 10960, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Historic Underground Railroad (approx. ¼ mile away); First Reformed Church of Nyack (approx. 0.3 miles away); Couch Court (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nyack First Settlement (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oak Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hopper House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Memorial Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Carson McCullers (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nyack.
 
Categories. African AmericansWar, US Civil
 
Main Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2011
2. Main Street Marker
The Nyack Brook mentioned on the marker can be seen here under the white bridge.
Historic Underground Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2011
3. Historic Underground Railroad Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 493 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 5, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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