First Settler – Hopewell Junction

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31 Rt 376
Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
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First Settler
Aaron Van Vlack, first settler of Gayhead. Built stone house here c.1741. His son Tunis built dam and grist mill here in 1768


East Fishkill Historical Society – date unknown

What was there

A stone house, dam and grist mill.

What is there now

Stone Creek Ranch Restaurant and there is evidence of a dam that appears to be more recent than what is mentioned on the marker.

More information

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Posted: February 15, 2012


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