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Richford in Tioga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Early Turnpike

 
 
Early Turnpike Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 24, 2014
1. Early Turnpike Marker
Inscription. Commission of 1797: - “To Lay Out the Road Leading from Cattskill Landing – to Catherinestown in the County of Tioga.”
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 21.366′ N, 76° 12.051′ W. Marker is in Richford, New York, in Tioga County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 38 and New York State Route 79, on the right when traveling south on State Route 38. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13303 New York Highway 38, Richford NY 13835, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Public Square (a few steps from this marker); The Old Abbey (within shouting distance of this marker); First Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Berkshire (approx. 3.5 miles away); Old Rich Tavern (approx. 4.6 miles away); Cabin Site (approx. 4.8 miles away); Home of Nathaniel Tobey (approx. 5.1 miles away); Site of Speed Blockhouse (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richford.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Early Turnpike Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 24, 2014
2. Early Turnpike Marker
Intersection of Route 79 and 38 in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2014, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 216 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 10, 2014, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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