Knox in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Whipple of Conn. about
1793. In 1820 farm
won premium as model
farm in Albany County
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
Location. 42° 41.767′ N, 74° 3.358′ W. Marker is in Knox, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Berne-Altamont Road (New York State Route 156), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1322 Route 156, Knox NY 12107, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Inn of George Severson (approx. 1.2 miles away); Altamont Free Library (approx. 1.2 miles away); Altamont (approx. 1.3 miles away); Altamont High School (approx. 1.4 miles away); John Groot (approx. 1½ miles away); Severson House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Old Plank Road (approx. 1.7 miles away); Family Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away).
Regarding Whipple Farm. Malachi Whipple, another representative man, came from Stonington, Conn., to this town about the year 1793, and bought what has ever since been known as the Whipple farm.
This farm in 1820 took the premium as the model farm in Albany County.
Also see . . .
1. Silver Grail of the Whipples Comes Home. (Submitted on July 14, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
2. Malachi Whipple on the Helderberg Hilltowns Wiki Page. (Submitted on July 14, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
Categories. • Horticulture & Forestry • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 542 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.