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Near Central Bridge in Schoharie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Block House

 
 
Site of Block House - Near Old Central Bridge, NY image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, March 29, 2008
1. Site of Block House - Near Old Central Bridge, NY
Inscription.
Site of
Block House
Built 1781
Used by inhabitants
during Indian raids

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 42.569′ N, 74° 19.311′ W. Marker is near Central Bridge, New York, in Schoharie County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 7 and Junction Road (County Route 27), on the right when traveling west on State Route 7. Touch for map. At the marker's location, near Schoharie Creek, NYS Route 7 and Route 30A are coincident. Marker is in this post office area: Central Bridge NY 12035, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of George Westinghouse (approx. half a mile away); Schoharie Junction (approx. 0.8 miles away); George Mann Tory Tavern (approx. 2.3 miles away); Stone Church Parsonage (approx. 2.4 miles away); Jacob Snyder House (approx. 2.4 miles away); David Williams Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); War in Schoharie County (approx. 2.5 miles away); Revolution in the Mohawk Valley (approx. 2.5 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. Brant Johnson Schoharie
<b><u>Closed!</u></b> image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 24, 2008
2. Closed!
Apparently due to fiscal hard times and budget tightening constraints this marker is now "Closed". (The nearby homeowners found the marker a convenient place to hang a sign for their garage sale, which wasn’t open yet.)
Junction

 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 1,029 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on June 2, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 31, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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