The Oblong

The Oblong (HMGL4)

Location: Pawling, NY 12564 Dutchess County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 33.473', W 73° 33.837'

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This marker denotes the western boundary of Connecticut under an agreement reached in 1683 between Governor Thomas Dongan of New York and Governor Robert Treat of Connecticut.

Later the Treaty of Dover signed on May 14, 1731 moved the western border of Connecticut about two miles farther east to the present border between the two states, thus creating the area since known as "The Oblong" sixty miles long and approximately two miles wide extending from the southern border of Massachusetts to Long Island Sound.
HM NumberHMGL4
Year Placed1976
Placed ByThe Historical Society of Quaker Hill and Vicinity
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Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 5:49pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] MATTDS01  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 619751 N 4601686
Decimal Degrees41.55788333, -73.56395000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 33.473', W 73° 33.837'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 33' 28.38" N, 73° 33' 50.22" W
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Area Code(s)914, 845
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 173-175 County Rd 67, Pawling NY 12564, US
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I Saw The Marker

The marker adorns a large rock in front of an old family cemetary on Quaker Hill Rd. In Pawling NY

Jul 31, 2015 at 10:01am PDT by mattds01

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