Historic Marker Text
Year Approved
Location
City/Town
TOWN OF CAIRO
CREATED MARCH 26, 1803
FROM TOWNS OF CATSKILL,
COXSACKIE AND FREEHOLD.
ORIGINALLY NAMED CANTON,
BECAME CAIRO APRIL 6, 1808.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2016
2016 NE corner of Rts 3 & 23B      Lat N 42.2937  Long -73.989468 Cairo
STANTON HILL
CEMETERY BEGAN AS
QUAKER BURIAL GROUND.
HEADSTONES DATE FROM 1826.
INCORPORATED AS CEMETERY
ASSOCIATION IN 1907.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2016
2016 County Route 51                        Lat 42.431249
Long -73.873117
New Baltimore
JAMES BARKER
COLONEL FRENCH & INDIAN WAR
BRITISH LAWYER WHO SETTLED
HERE CA 1767 IN HAMLET
LATER KNOWN AS WOODSTOCK
OWNED ABOUT 5000 ACRES
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION
2015 Hitchcock Rd & Route 32                     Lat N 42° 19' 8.07"    Long W74° 0' 45.00"W Cairo
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.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2015
2015 905 County Route 80

Lat N43° 17' 47.97" Long W74° 0' 3.66"

 
Cairo
THURLOW WEED
BORN ACRA, NY 1797
FOUNDER FIVE POLITICAL
NEWSPAPERS IN NYS 1818-1830
NYS ASSEMBLYMAN 1825, 1830
INFLUENTIAL IN NYS WHIG PARTY
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2014
2014 487 Old Route 23

Lat N42° 18' 16.48" Long W74° 1' 59.40"
Acra
1808 SAYRE HOME
DANIEL SAYRE PURCHASED 100
ACRES ALONG SHINGLE KILL 1794
SHOEMAKER, JUSTICE 1800-1819
1ST TOWN SUPERVISOR 1803,
ELECTED STATE ASSEMBLY 1804.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2013
2013  55 Jerome Ave

Lat N42° 18' 11.98" Long W74° 0' 12.37"
Cairo