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Cairo, New York Historical Markers

 
1808 Sayre Home Marker image, Touch for more information
By Steve Stoessel, March 2, 2019
1808 Sayre Home Marker
New York (Greene County), Cairo — 1808 Sayre Home
Daniel Sayre purchased 100 acres along Shingle Kill 1794. Shoemaker, justice 1800-1819, 1st town supervisor 1803, elected State Assembly 1804 — Map (db m130541) HM
New York (Greene County), Cairo — Bell Factory
of William Barton, earliest American maker of sleigh bells stood on this stream 1828 — Map (db m131394) HM
New York (Greene County), Cairo — 456 — Cairo Fairgrounds
Site of Greene County Agricultural Society Fair 1870-1936. Horse racing until 1961. Speedway held stock car races for 6 weeks in 1974. — Map (db m131415) HM
New York (Greene County), Cairo — 233 — County Farm
Erected 1883 to shelter Greene County's sick and destitute. Farm worked by residents. Closed 1962. Converted to County Office Bldg in 1963. — Map (db m133071) HM
New York (Greene County), Cairo — Mowers House
Stage coach stop & inn. Built in 1689 — Map (db m131396) HM
New York (Greene County), Cairo — The CatskillsHistoric New York
The majestic Catskill Mountains hover over the west bank of the Hudson River as it winds its way south. These gentle peaks with their deep ravines, irregular ridges and rocky slopes long remained wild and desolate. Although small settlements began . . . — Map (db m130588) HM
New York (Greene County), Cairo — 348 — Town of Cairo
Created March 26, 1803 from Towns of Catskill, Coxsackie and Freehold. Originally named Canton. Became Cairo April 6,1808 — Map (db m129485) HM
New York (Greene County), Cairo — World War1917-1919
. . . — Map (db m130539) WM

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