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Boght Church

 
 
Boght Church Marker - Colonie, N.Y. image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, November 18, 2009
1. Boght Church Marker - Colonie, N.Y.
Inscription.
Site of the Reformed Dutch
Church of the Boght
1st Church North of Albany
Organized by the Classis
Of Albany, Feb. 22, 1784

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 47.02′ N, 73° 44.424′ W. Marker is in Colonie, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Boght Road (New York State Route 9R), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 583 Boght Road, Cohoes NY 12047, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Boght (a few steps from this marker); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 1.3 miles away); Sightseeing / Cataract House, Cohoes Falls, N.Y. (approx. 1.6 miles away); Misty 17 (approx. 1.6 miles away); A Park Named Craner * Cohoes Recalls a Hero (approx. 1.6 miles away); Cohoes Mastodon (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Cohoes Mastodont (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Erie Canal (approx. 1.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Colonie.
 
Regarding Boght Church. The Boght Church is now the Boght Art Center. On May 15, 2009, the Boght Arts Center officially opens its doors, billings itself as "An
The Boght Church & Boght Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, November 18, 2009
2. The Boght Church & Boght Church Marker
exciting new not-for-profit ministry dedicated to the arts." The fellowship hall has become a place of instruction where youth and adults alike are able to learn and explore their own creativity through visual, musical, and literary arts. The sanctuary has become a theatre where live music, theater, film and creative worship services will bring new life to this historical building.
 
Also see . . .  The Boght Arts Center. The official website of the Boght Arts Center. (Submitted on November 22, 2009, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.) 
 
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The Boght Church; Built 1847 image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, November 18, 2009
3. The Boght Church; Built 1847
Church of the Boght image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, November 18, 2009
4. Church of the Boght
Detail on the Gable end of the building facing the roadway.
Boght Art Center image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, November 18, 2009
5. Boght Art Center
On May 15, 2009, the Boght Arts Center officially opens its doors, billings itself as "An exciting new not-for-profit ministry dedicated to the arts."
 
 
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