“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Poughkeepsie in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)


Uppuqui-ipis-ing Marker image. Click for full size.
June 16, 2012
1. Uppuqui-ipis-ing Marker
Inscription. Reed covered lodge by the watering place... A spring named by Indians... Source of the present name, Poughkeepsie.
Erected by Town of Poughkeepsie Town Board.
Location. 41° 40.69′ N, 73° 55.73′ W. Marker is in Poughkeepsie, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on South Road (Route 9) (U.S. 9) just north of Sharon Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2760 South Road, Poughkeepsie NY 12601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Speck Zyn Kill (approx. 1.4 miles away); Soldiers Memorial Fountain (approx. 1 miles away); Poughkeepsie Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Glebe House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Bennett Gate (approx. 1.8 miles away); Mills Gate (approx. 1.8 miles away); On This Site (approx. 1.8 miles away); In Affectionate Memory (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poughkeepsie.
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2012. This page has been viewed 487 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 18, 2012. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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