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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Catskill, New York

 
Clickable Map of Greene County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Greene County, NY (97) Albany County, NY (332) Columbia County, NY (221) Delaware County, NY (71) Rensselaer County, NY (150) Schoharie County, NY (114) Ulster County, NY (240)  GreeneCounty(97) Greene County (97)  AlbanyCounty(332) Albany County (332)  ColumbiaCounty(221) Columbia County (221)  DelawareCounty(71) Delaware County (71)  RensselaerCounty(150) Rensselaer County (150)  SchoharieCounty(114) Schoharie County (114)  UlsterCounty(240) Ulster County (240)
Location of Catskill, New York
    Greene County (97)
    Albany County (332)
    Columbia County (221)
    Delaware County (71)
    Rensselaer County (150)
    Schoharie County (114)
    Ulster County (240)
 
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1New York (Greene County), Catskill — 90th Anniversary of Rip Van Winkle Bridge
Near New York State Route 23 0.1 miles east of New York State Route 385, on the right when traveling east.
Historic Bridges of the Hudson Valley Celebrates the 90th Anniversary of the Mid-Hudson Bridge opened August 25, 1930 Rip Van Winkle Bridge celebrates the 90th Anniversary of their sister bridge. Artist: Jack Kelly, Rip Van Winkle Bridge . . . Map (db m158804) HM
2New York (Greene County), Catskill — Burns-Curran Maintenance FacilityRip Van Winkle Bridge
Near New York State Route 23 0.4 miles east of Spring Street, on the right when traveling east.
This building honors the loyalty and dedication of Edward J. Burns and Aloysius H. Curran. As newly hired toll collectors they were on duty at this bridge when it opened on July 2, 1935. In 43 subsequent years of service, "Mr. Burns" . . . Map (db m116800) HM
3New York (Greene County), Catskill — Catskill Walking TourBeattie-Powers Place
Near Powers Place.
James Powers (1782-1868) was a life-long resident of the Village of Catskill, where he lived as a prosperous lawyer, land developer, and gentleman farmer. He served as eighth president of the village and as state senator (1836-39). His . . . Map (db m130578) HM
4New York (Greene County), Catskill — Cross Here and Save Time
On New York State Route 23 east of Colewood Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
Before the construction of highway bridges across the Hudson River, more than 100 ferries provided crucial economic and social links to communities on opposite sides of the river. Ferry service, however, was unpredictable. It was relatively slow . . . Map (db m158664) HM
5New York (Greene County), Catskill — General George Decker
On West Bridge Street, on the right when traveling east.
Family home of Catskill native General George Decker appointed by President John F. Kennedy United States Army Chief of Staff 1960-1962Map (db m129479) HM
6New York (Greene County), Catskill — Hamlet of Alsen
On U.S. 9W, on the right when traveling north.
Had a cement plant, 2 mushroom farms, a school, post office, 2 grocery stores, railroad station, population about 300Map (db m129480) HM
7New York (Greene County), Catskill — Hamlet of Cementon
On U.S. 9W, on the right when traveling north.
At one time, had an elementary school, a church, a railroad station, a post office, 5 grocery stores, a large cement plant, 1 ice house & a population of about 800Map (db m129481) HM
8New York (Greene County), Catskill — Hop-O-Nose
On Main Street, on the right when traveling south.
Site of Indian village purchased from the Indians in 1682. Loveridge PatentMap (db m129477) HM
9New York (Greene County), Catskill — Martin Van Buren
On West Main Street, on the right when traveling south.
8th President of the U.S. was married in this house to Hannah Hoes in 1807. House built in 1797Map (db m127871) HM
10New York (Greene County), Catskill — 564 — Railway Bridge
Near Water Street at Union Street, on the right when traveling south.
Completed 1882 as first of 3 crossings of Catskill Creek for Catskill Mountain Railway. Took steamboat passengers to summer resorts in mountains.Map (db m162019) HM
11New York (Greene County), Catskill — Stone House
On West Main Street, on the left when traveling north.
Built in 1762 by Lieut. Col. Cornelis Dubois. Surrender of Cornwallis celebrated hereMap (db m127872) HM
12New York (Greene County), Catskill — The World War
On Main Street, on the right.
Dedicated to the men who served in the Tenth New York Infantry July 15, 1917-July 8, 1919 N.G.U.S. Lieut. Col. Albert Saulpaugh Captain Percy W. Decker Adj. Sergt. Major Wm. Hock Company E Captain Daniel J. Cassidy . . . Map (db m129546) WM
13New York (Greene County), Catskill — Uncle Sam
On West Main Street, on the right when traveling south.
Samuel Wilson, “Uncle Sam” the official symbol of the United States, lived here 1817-1823Map (db m127870) HM
14New York (Greene County), Catskill — Uncle Sam Bridge
On West Bridge Street, on the left when traveling west.
Samuel Wilson, whose name inspired national symbol “Uncle Sam” lived nearby from 1817-1822Map (db m127981) HM
15New York (Greene County), Catskill — Wanatonka Island
Near Main Street.
Henry Hudson and his ship the Half Moon, stopped here in 1609Map (db m130547) HM
 
May. 12, 2021