Milestone

Milestone
Milestone
Title
Milestone
Date 
ca. 1802
Medium 
Sandstone
Dimensions 
Overall: 40 x 13 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. ( 101.6 x 34.3 x 16.5 cm )
Description 
Rectangular marble milestone with rounded top and chiseled inscription: 16/Miles/to/N. York."
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Leonard H. Davidow
Object Number 
1960.80
Marks 
chiseled: 16/miles/to/N.York
Gallery Label 
This milestone originally stood on the New Boston Post Road between present Corsa and Fenton Avenues in the Bronx. It was moved a short distance around 1823 to north of East 222nd Street.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group