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Forestburgh in Sullivan County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Handy Family

 
 
Handy Family Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tara Buckstad-Russo, July 20, 2012
1. Handy Family Marker
Inscription. Handy Family. Burial place of Handy Family. Believed to be Forestburgh's first settlers. David Handy died in 1814.
 
Location. 41° 31.163′ N, 74° 41.951′ W. Marker is in Forestburgh, New York, in Sullivan County. Marker is on Hartwood Club Road 2 miles from County Route 48, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Forestburgh NY 12777, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hartwood (approx. 1.4 miles away); Stephen Crane's Pond (approx. 1.4 miles away); Town Hall Site (approx. 2 miles away); Log Cabin (approx. 3 miles away); Oakland Valley School District #3 (approx. 3.1 miles away); Indian Raid (approx. 3.1 miles away); Here Stood one of the Stage Coach Stations (approx. 3.4 miles away); Site of Methodist Church (approx. 3.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forestburgh.
 
More about this marker. As you can see from the photo, there is a shot gut bullet hole off center in the sign.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
Handy Family Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tara Buckstad-Russo, July 20, 2012
2. Handy Family Marker
This is the actual cemetary of the Handy family with a hand made sign depicting David Handy as a scout.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2012, by Tara Buckstad-Russo of Forestburgh, New York. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2012, by Tara Buckstad-Russo of Forestburgh, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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