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Coventryville in Chenango County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Coffin Man

 
 
Coffin Man Marker image. Click for full size.
By Scott J. Payne, March 25, 2016
1. Coffin Man Marker
Inscription. Simon Jones' stone here was carved by J.W Stewart 1818. Local history suggests J.W. is now known as Coffin Man for carving many similar stones.
 
Erected 2013 by William J. Pomeroy Foundation.
 
Location. 42° 18.782′ N, 75° 35.902′ W. Marker is in Coventryville, New York, in Chenango County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 41 and New York State Route 206 on State Route 41. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bainbridge NY 13733, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Toll Gate (approx. 3.9 miles away); Lake Warn (approx. 5.3 miles away); Chenango Canal (approx. 5.3 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 5.5 miles away); a different marker also named Chenango Canal (approx. 5.6 miles away); Lock 99 (approx. 6.5 miles away); About Two Miles Down The Susquehanna River (approx. 6.9 miles away); Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton (approx. 6.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Mystery In Stone. (Submitted on March 26, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Coffin Man Marker image. Click for full size.
By Scott J. Payne, March 25, 2016
2. Coffin Man Marker
Coffin Man Marker image. Click for full size.
By Scott J. Payne, March 25, 2016
3. Coffin Man Marker
Coffin Man Marker image. Click for full size.
By Scott J. Payne, March 25, 2016
4. Coffin Man Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 26, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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