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  • Bridge
  • Cemeteries
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A New York Legends and Lore marker marks this historic cemetery in Hoosick Falls, New York. Located here is the grave of Nathaniel Shipman, noted hunter, trapper and friend of the Mohicans. Legend has it that Shipman is the inspiration for the character of Natty Bumppo aka Hawkeye in The Last of the Mohicans and James Fenimore Cooper’s other Leatherstocking Tales.

Read more about the legend here.

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