West Nyack's Last Horse Trough

West Nyack's Last Horse Trough (HME3N)

Location: West Nyack, NY 10994 Rockland County
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N 41° 5.887', W 73° 58.422'

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This trough was built at a time when horses provided the basic means of transporting people and their possessions in Rockland County. It was fed by an underground spring that provided clean water for any thirsty animal in the neighborhood. Using 19th Century masonry, the trough has been fully restored and serves as a permanent memorial to a time when traffic and life itself moved at a slower pace.
HM NumberHME3N
Year Placed2004
Placed ByHistorical Society of Rockland County, Sponsored by New York State Senator Thomas P. Morahan, the West Nyack Rotary Club and the Friends of the West Nyack Library
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Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 1:37am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 586185 N 4550156
Decimal Degrees41.09811667, -73.97370000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 5.887', W 73° 58.422'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 5' 53.22" N, 73° 58' 25.32" W
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Area Code(s)917, 845, 914
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 65 Strawtown Rd, West Nyack NY 10994, US
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