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Brooktondale in Tompkins County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Speed Blockhouse

 
 
Site of Speed Blockhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 24, 2014
1. Site of Speed Blockhouse Marker
Inscription. Built 1806 of squared logs by John James Speed. Post Office here 1806 called Speedville. Catskill Turnpike from Catskill to Bath, 1804
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 23.319′ N, 76° 19.579′ W. Marker is in Brooktondale, New York, in Tompkins County. Marker is on New York State Route 79, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2935 Slaterville Road, Brooktondale NY 14817, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eastern Boundary Cantine Military Tract (approx. 0.4 miles away); Home of Nathaniel Tobey (approx. 1.7 miles away); Cabin Site (approx. 2 miles away); 1st Town Meeting (approx. 2.1 miles away); Old Rich Tavern (approx. 2.2 miles away); Dutch Reformed (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Old Abbey (approx. 6.8 miles away); Public Square (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooktondale.
 
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Site of Speed Blockhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 24, 2014
2. Site of Speed Blockhouse Marker
Photo taken looking east on NY Highway 79
Site of Speed Blockhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 24, 2014
3. Site of Speed Blockhouse Marker
Photo taken looking west on NY Highway 79
 
 
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 254 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2014, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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