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Cairo, New York Historical Markers
By Steve Stoessel, March 2, 2019
1808 Sayre Home Marker
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
of William Barton, earliest American maker of sleigh bells stood on this stream 1828 — — Map (db m131394) HM
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
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
Stage coach stop & inn. Built in 1689 — — Map (db m131396) HM
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
Created March 26, 1803 from Towns of Catskill, Coxsackie and Freehold. Originally named Canton. Became Cairo April 6,1808 — — Map (db m129485) HM
. . . — — Map (db m130539) WM 8 markers matched your search criteria.
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