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Eagle Bridge in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Home of John Wood

 
 
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By Virginia McGreevy, August 16, 2012
1. Site of home of John Wood Marker
Inscription. Field officers were voted for here, May 11, 1776. Also birthplace John Wood's son, Jethro Wood, inventor first iron mould plow (1814)
 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 57.461′ N, 73° 18.806′ W. Marker is in Eagle Bridge, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on County Route 68 0.4 miles west of Cobble Hill Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eagle Bridge NY 12057, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Log Church (approx. ¼ mile away); New Hampshire Regiment (approx. 1.4 miles away); Vermont Rangers (approx. 1.4 miles away); Bennington Battlefield (approx. 1.4 miles away); A Gathering Storm (approx. 1.4 miles away); Massachusetts Volunteers at Bennington (approx. 1.4 miles away); Bennington Battle Field (approx. 1.4 miles away); “the first link in the chain of successes which issued in the surrender at Saratoga ...” (approx. 1.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismScience & MedicineWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2012, by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 18 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 17, 2012, by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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