A Relic of the Highway. The Origin and Use of Mile-Stones.
A Relic of the Highway. The Origin and Use of Mile-Stones.

A Relic of the Highway. The Origin and Use of Mile-Stones.

Albany: J. B. Lyon Co, 1923. Hardcover. Separately published work by the rector of St. Mary's Church in the Highlands, Cold Spring, NY., who served in that role from 1895 to 1946, a reprint from the 28th Annual Report of the American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society to the Legislature of the State of New York.

Includes a chapter on the Albany Post Road with content on the mile stones of Putnam County and the search for the surviving ones by the Putnam County Historical Society.

8vo, 40pp, b&w photographic illustrations. Faint early owner signature at front paste down, Franklin Beach. Original dark brown gilt buckram. OCLC: 1480703. Very good condition. Item #24486

Price: $175.00

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