Tinker Hill

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Tinker Hill is a summit in Putnam County, in the U.S. state of New York. [1] It has an elevation of 935 feet (285 m). [1]

The hill was named for the fact that a jack of all trades, or a "tinkering" man, settled there ca. 1800. [2]

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References

  1. 1 2 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tinker Hill
  2. Blake, William J. (1849). The History of Putnam County, N.Y.: With an Enumeration of Its Towns, Villages, Rivers, Creeks, Lakes, Ponds, Mountains, Hills, and Geological Features. Baker & Scribner. p. 248.

Coordinates: 41°23′38.3″N73°49′45.5″W / 41.393972°N 73.829306°W / 41.393972; -73.829306