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

Iona Island

 
 
Iona Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2012
1. Iona Island Marker
Inscription.
The land to the east of
the tracks was the site
of a naval annumition
depot thru both World
Wars and the Korean
Conflict. It became NYS
Parklands in 1965, and is
a winter sanctuary
for bald eagles.

 
Location. 41° 19.108′ N, 73° 59.224′ W. Marker is in Bear Mountain, New York, in Rockland County. Marker can be reached from New York State Route 9 W, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located on a walking trail through the zoo at Bear Mountain State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Bear Mountain NY 10911, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bear Mt. Bridge (here, next to this marker); Anthonys Nose (here, next to this marker); Ancient Canyon (here, next to this marker); Railroads (here, next to this marker); Scenic Road (here, next to this marker); Boundaries (here, next to this marker); Hudson River (here, next to this marker); Dunderberg Mt. (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bear Mountain.
 
Categories. Natural FeaturesWar, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II
 
Marker in Bear Mountain State Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2012
2. Marker in Bear Mountain State Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 3, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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