Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Beacon in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

City of Beacon

 
 
City of Beacon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
1. City of Beacon Marker
Inscription.
Incorporated May 15, 1913
consolidation of Matteawan
and Fishkill Landing
Villages.

 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 30.931′ N, 73° 58.393′ W. Marker is in Beacon, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on North Avenue (New York State Route 9D), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is on Route 9D, between Van Ness and Rock Hill Roads. Marker is in this post office area: Beacon NY 12508, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mount Gulian (approx. 0.4 miles away); J. Robert Cramer (approx. half a mile away); Lewis Tompkins Hose Company (approx. half a mile away); Welcome to Beacon (approx. 0.6 miles away); Margaret Fuller (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Mount Gulian (approx. 0.7 miles away); William Few (approx. ¾ mile away); Burial Site (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beacon.
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
City of Beacon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
2. City of Beacon Marker
City of Beacon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
3. City of Beacon Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 425 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
Paid Advertisement We are suspending Amazon.com advertising until they remove an ad for a certain book from circulation. A word in the book’s title has given rise to number of complaints. The word is inappropriate in school classroom settings.