The History of....Historical Markers

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The History of....Historical Markers

Postby hobkyl » Mon Jul 23, 2012 3:17 pm

I've noticed in my travels that most markers erected by the state (vs local townships or organizations) were erected during or before the year 1932. In my curiosity of such, I searched around the web and found this...


http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/services/marker/srvmarker.html
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Re: The History of....Historical Markers

Postby Matt » Tue Jul 24, 2012 10:49 am

I see... that would explain why those markers at the rest stops are so far removed from the events/things they describe.
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