The Nyack Turnpike

The Nyack Turnpike (HM9YV)

Location: West Nyack, NY 10994 Rockland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 5.642', W 73° 58.099'

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Dutch farmers first settled here early in the 18th century on land purchased from Indians who had occupied this region for millennia. Under mounting pressure for a cross-county road between the port of Nyack and Ramapo a turnpike was built. The section through the Greenbush Swamp and "the little swamp" here in Clarksville was opened by 1825. When completed in the 1830's the turnpike became a toll road until 1893.
HM NumberHM9YV
Series This marker is part of the New York: Historical Society of Rockland County series
Year Placed1983
Placed ByHistorical Society of Rockland County. Sponsored by West Nyack Lions Club
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 10:09pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 586643 N 4549708
Decimal Degrees41.09403333, -73.96831667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 5.642', W 73° 58.099'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 5' 38.52" N, 73° 58' 5.94" W
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Area Code(s)917, 845, 914
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 95 W Nyack Way, West Nyack NY 10994, US
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