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Troy in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Washington Park

 
 
Washington Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 28, 2011
1. Washington Park Marker
Inscription.
Washington Park
Established in 1840 this park is one of only two privately owned urban ornamental parks in New York State

Washington Park Association

 
Erected 2011 by Washington Park Association.
 
Location. 42° 43.463′ N, 73° 41.514′ W. Marker is in Troy, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street (New York State Route 4) and Washington Street, on the right when traveling south on 3rd Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Troy NY 12180, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Liberty Street Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gasholder House (approx. mile away); Uncle Sam (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wilson Farmhouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Rescue of Charles Nalle (approx. 0.4 miles away); City of Watervliet (approx. 0.4 miles away); Civil War Parrott Rifle (approx. 0.4 miles away); Meneely Foundry (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Troy.
 
More about this marker. On Wednesday, July 27, 2011 Washington Park Association president, Lynn Kopka, unveiled this
Washington Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 28, 2011
2. Washington Park Marker
View is to the south along 3rd Street.
historic marker as neighbors and supporters looked on. The marker states that Washington Park is one of only two privately owned and maintained urban residential parks in New York State, the other being the famous Gramercy Park in Manhattan. The cast iron sign is located inside the cast-iron fence in the northeast corner of Washington Park. The marker had been commissioned by a former resident, Peter LaRocca, but not installed until now.
 
Also see . . .
1. Washington Park Association of Troy, NY - Local History. (Submitted on July 28, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
2. Washington Park, Troy N.Y. - Its Evolution and History. (Submitted on March 26, 2016, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Categories. Man-Made Features
 
Washington Park image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 28, 2011
3. Washington Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 492 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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