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Thurlow Weed Marker (<i>looking east along Sunside Road • Acra Manor Resort to right of marker</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, July 3, 2019
Thurlow Weed Marker (looking east along Sunside Road • Acra Manor Resort to right of marker)
New York (Greene County), Acra — Thurlow Weed
Born Acra, NY 1797 Founder five political newspapers in NYS 1818-1830 NYS Assemblyman 1825, 1830 Influential in NYS Whig Party — Map (db m136097) HM
New York (Greene County), Athens — A. Van Loon House
Built in 1724 by Albertus Van Loon occupied as a residence since date of erection — Map (db m125871) HM
New York (Greene County), Athens — Athens Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women who honorably served our country — Map (db m126511) WM
New York (Greene County), Athens — Jan Van Loon House
Built 1706 by Jan Van Loon chief holder Loonenburgh Pat. 1688. Athens Village first called Loonenburgh. — Map (db m126509) HM
New York (Greene County), Athens — Northrup House
Built 1803 Home of Issac Northrup founder of Athens Village Incorporated 1806 — Map (db m126510) HM
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 Catskills — Historic 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 War — 1917-1919
. . . — Map (db m130539) WM
New York (Greene County), Catskill — Burns-Curran Maintenance Facility — Rip Van Winkle Bridge
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
New York (Greene County), Catskill — Catskill Walking Tour — Beattie-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
New York (Greene County), Catskill — General George Decker
Family home of Catskill native General George Decker appointed by President John F. Kennedy United States Army Chief of Staff 1960-1962 — Map (db m129479) HM
New York (Greene County), Catskill — Hamlet of Alsen
Had a cement plant, 2 mushroom farms, a school, post office, 2 grocery stores, railroad station, population about 300 — Map (db m129480) HM
New York (Greene County), Catskill — Hamlet of Cementon
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 800 — Map (db m129481) HM
New York (Greene County), Catskill — Hop-O-Nose
Site of Indian village purchased from the Indians in 1682. Loveridge Patent — Map (db m129477) HM
New York (Greene County), Catskill — Martin Van Buren
8th President of the U.S. was married in this house to Hannah Hoes in 1807. House built in 1797 — Map (db m127871) HM
New York (Greene County), Catskill — Stone House
Built in 1762 by Lieut. Col. Cornelis Dubois. Surrender of Cornwallis celebrated here — Map (db m127872) HM
New York (Greene County), Catskill — The World War
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
New York (Greene County), Catskill — Uncle Sam
Samuel Wilson, “Uncle Sam” the official symbol of the United States, lived here 1817-1823 — Map (db m127870) HM
New York (Greene County), Catskill — Uncle Sam Bridge
Samuel Wilson, whose name inspired national symbol “Uncle Sam” lived nearby from 1817-1822 — Map (db m127981) HM
New York (Greene County), Catskill — Wanatonka Island
Henry Hudson and his ship the Half Moon, stopped here in 1609 — Map (db m130547) HM
New York (Greene County), Coxsackie — Coxsackie — World War II — Honoring Those Who Served Our Country —
Honor Roll (names not transcribed) — Map (db m130611) WM
New York (Greene County), Coxsackie — Honor Roll — "That Liberty Justice and Equity Might Not Perish"
In memory of the the boys from Coxsackie, N.Y. who answered their country's call in the World War. — Map (db m131131) WM
New York (Greene County), Coxsackie — In Memory
In memory of those who served in with honor in Korea and Vietnam — Map (db m130613) WM
New York (Greene County), Coxsackie — Reformed Low Dutch Church — of Katskill and Kochs Hacky — Organized Feb 25, 1731/32 —
First church building , 1733-1798, about 1/4 mile west on north side of road. Second church building, 1798-1861, on south side of road nearly opposite the first. Present building erected 1861. Pastors' names not transcribed — Map (db m130612) HM
New York (Greene County), Coxsackie — 562 — Village Cemetery
"Mansion St. Cemetery" Resting place of residents and veterans 1826-1974. Burials as early as 1800 were transferred here. — Map (db m135678) HM
New York (Greene County), Durham — Meeting House Hill — 1/2 mile to
Bronze tablet and boulder mark the site of first Presbyterian church, Durham. Organized november 8,1792 — Map (db m131420) HM
New York (Greene County), East Durham — Drill Grounds
Militia War of 1812. Col. Ezra Post commanding — Map (db m131400) HM
New York (Greene County), East Durham — John E. Lawe — (February 26, 1919 - January 5,1989) — Champion of the Working Man —
John Edward Lawe, stood tall in the U.S. labor movement, a union man all his working life: 35 years with the Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO as a dues-paying member, officer and international president (1985-1989). He was a dynamic . . . — Map (db m131425) HM
New York (Greene County), East Durham — R.R. Disaster
In 1840, one half mile east, train plunged through trestle into creek at High Rock ended career of Canajoharie Catskill Railroad — Map (db m131389) HM
New York (Greene County), East Durham — Stone Bridge
Built 1800 as part of Susquehanna Turnpike — Map (db m131398) HM
New York (Greene County), Elka Park — One Hundredth Anniversary — 1885-1985
This tablet commemorates the hundredth anniversary of New York State's Forest Preserve. The surrounding mountains, streams, and woodlands remain a legacy from the past protected by the constitution of New York State. They represent a heritage for . . . — Map (db m127694) HM
New York (Greene County), Greenville — Benjamin Spees
Settled here in 1791 in a log cabin built by a Tory — Map (db m129502) HM
New York (Greene County), Greenville — Early Sawmill
Owned and operated by Eleazer Knowles stood on this site — Map (db m129488) HM
New York (Greene County), Greenville — Edwin L. Drake
Pioneer in U.S. oil industry drilled first oil well in Titusville, PA Aug. 27, 1859 Born Greenville, NY Mar. 29, 1819 Died Bethlehem, PA Nov. 8, 1880. — Map (db m129492) HM
New York (Greene County), Greenville — First School
Cabin built of logs stood on this site. First teacher was a son of Rev. Beriah Hotchkin — Map (db m131669) HM
New York (Greene County), Greenville — Greenville
1803 town taken from Freehold and Coxsackie, called Greenfield, first town meeting held 1809 Named Greenville — Map (db m129490) HM
New York (Greene County), Greenville — Grist Mill
Grist mill erected here in 1785 by David Hickcock and Davis Denning — Map (db m129489) HM
New York (Greene County), Greenville — Talmage-Atwater
Home of families for 170 years. Built in 1792. — Map (db m129495) HM
New York (Greene County), Hannacroix — Catskill Mountains — Historic New York
The deep ravines, irregular ridges and rocky slopes of the Catskill Mountains long remained wild and desolate. Small settlements began in mountain valleys before the American Revolution. After the war, population grew steadily as New Englanders . . . — Map (db m28598) HM
New York (Greene County), Hensonville — First Log House
Built here in 1818 by John Henson, founder of Hensonville — Map (db m132526) HM
New York (Greene County), Jefferson Heights — Capt. Joseph Allen
House built in 1814 by Capt. Joseph Allen, sea captain during the Revolution — Map (db m127859) HM
New York (Greene County), Jefferson Heights — Footpath
From old Indian fort called Casteel Hoogte to Coxsackie — Map (db m127858) HM
New York (Greene County), Leeds — First Log House
Site of the first log house in this village 1675 stood about 100 feet south along road to fording place — Map (db m130576) HM
New York (Greene County), Leeds — Old Inn
Old inn of Martin G. Schuneman. Built 1796 — Map (db m130543) HM
New York (Greene County), Leeds — Pachquiack
“Open Country” purchased from Indians by Jan Bronk, 1675. Formerly Madison, now Leeds. — Map (db m130542) HM
New York (Greene County), Leeds — World War II Memorial

Of the men and women of Leeds who served in the armed forces in World War II. [names not transcribed] — Map (db m130544) WM

New York (Greene County), New Baltimore — 352 — Stanton Hill
Cemetery began as Quaker burial ground. Headstones date from 1826. Incorporated as cemetery association in 1907. — Map (db m132784) HM
New York (Greene County), Prattsville — Col. Zadock Pratt
Homestead of town founder Col. Zadock Pratt. Tanner, banker, legislator. Planned village, built homes and world's largest tannery. Oct. 30, 1790 - April 5, 1871. — Map (db m132716) HM
New York (Greene County), Prattsville — Pratt Rock
Zadock Pratt October 30, 1790 to April 6, 1871 Born in Stephentown, Rensselaer County, New York Buried in Prattsville, New York Cemetery Tanner, Farmer, Builder, Banker U.S. Congressman (1837-1839; 1843-1845) Wives: Beda . . . — Map (db m137374) HM
New York (Greene County), Prattsville — Reformed Church
First In Mountain Towns Of Green County Organized in 1798 Built in 1804 — Map (db m62449) HM
New York (Greene County), Prattsville — World War — Prattsville Honor Roll
Charles W. Bouton Herbert M. Carman Weldon W. Conine Frank W. Dunham Claude M. Fowler John D. Groves Peter M. Hanley David Holland Harvey E. Ives Norman E. Kinney Charles M. Madden Ennist R. Newbury Albert N. O’Hara Thomas . . . — Map (db m132643) HM
New York (Greene County), Windham — 1785
Against this rock Windham's first settler George L. Stimpson erected a log cabin — Map (db m132632) HM
New York (Greene County), Windham — Early Church
First congregational church of Ashland built here in Old Windham 1799. — Map (db m132525) HM
New York (Greene County), Windham — In Honor
of the citizens of the Town of Windham, N.Y. who served their country during the World War 1917-1919

(names not transcribed)Map (db m132654) WM

New York (Greene County), Windham — Trinity Church
Incorporated May 20, 1799. Earliest Episcopal organization of old Town of Windham — Map (db m132635) HM

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