Cold Spring in Putnam County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Water descended from Foundry Brook to Battery Pond, then by elevated flume into a giant water wheel that turned the foundry’s gears and cranes, feeding air to the hot furnace fires.
In the 19th century, Waterpower was power.
Location. 41° 25.009′ N, 73° 56.825′ W. Marker is in Cold Spring, New York, in Putnam County. Marker can be reached from Kemble Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in the West Point Foundry Preserve, on the staircase by the Boring Mill Overlook. Marker is at or near this postal address: 68 Kemble Avenue, Cold Spring NY 10516, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Boring Mill Overlook (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Boring Mill Overlook (a few steps from this marker); Jewel of the Hudson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The 1865 Office Building (about 500 feet away); West Point Foundry Archaeological Site (about 500 feet away); The West Point Foundry School (approx. 0.2 miles away); From Forest to Factory to Forest (approx. 0.2 miles away); The West Point Foundry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cold Spring.
Also see . . . West Point Foundry Preserve (Submitted on January 18, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on January 18, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.