Milestone

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Title:
Milestone
Date: 
ca. 1802
Medium: 
Sandstone
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 40 x 13 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. ( 101.6 x 34.3 x 16.5 cm )
Date End: 
1 802
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
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.
Date Begin: 
1802
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group