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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. At the marker's location, near Schoharie Creek, NYS Route 7 and Route 30A are coincident. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Central Bridge NY 12035, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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); Tavern (approx. 0.6 miles away); Schoharie Junction (approx. ¾ mile away); Johannes Ball (approx. 2 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); Col. Peter Vroman (approx. 2.4 miles away).
 
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<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.)
Brant Johnson Schoharie Junction
 
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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 1,097 times since then and 23 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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