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Hurley in Ulster County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hurley Roadbed

 
 
Hurley Roadbed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
1. Hurley Roadbed Marker
Inscription.
Section of roadbed (now Rt. 28) between bluestone quarries of Glenford, West Hurley and Hurley and docks at Roundout Creek in 19th century. Grooves were worn by heavy wagons.
 
Erected 1976 by Hurley Bicentennial Commission.
 
Location. 41° 55.531′ N, 74° 3.801′ W. Marker is in Hurley, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (County Route 29) and Schoolhouse Road, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hurley NY 12443, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hurley Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Mine Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Guard House (within shouting distance of this marker); Stone Road (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Old Guard House (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Deusen House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Col. Charles De Witt (about 400 feet away); General Washington (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hurley.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Hurley Roadbed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
2. Hurley Roadbed Marker
Marker on Main Street in Hurley image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2012
3. Marker on Main Street in Hurley
Visible in this photo of the section of roadbed are grooves from the heavy wagons.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 17, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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