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Fort Frederick

 
 
Fort Frederick Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Howard C. Ohlhous, January 31, 2008
1. Fort Frederick Marker
Inscription.
Facing The River
On an Eminence in This Broad Street
Opposite St Peters Church Stood
Fort Frederick.
Built About 1676, Removed 1789
Gallows Hill to the South
Fort Burial Ground to the North.

 
Erected 1868 by Bi-Centennial Tablet.
 
Location. 42° 39.077′ N, 73° 45.334′ W. Marker is in Albany, New York, in Albany County. Marker is at the intersection of Eagle Street and Eagle Street and State Street, on the right on Eagle Street. Click for map. This Marker is on the ground between the sidewalk and the curb stones. Marker is in this post office area: Albany NY 12207, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Fort Frederick (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Fort Frederick (a few steps from this marker); City Hall Carillon (within shouting distance of this marker); The Kings Highway (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Main Entrance to Old Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); Schuyler Mansion
Fort Frederick Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Howard C. Ohlhous, January 31, 2008
2. Fort Frederick Marker
The marker is mounted on the ground betwen the sidewalk and the curbstones and easily missed. Another Fort Frederick marker is across the street at the base of the clock.
(within shouting distance of this marker); 1624-1924 (within shouting distance of this marker); Kilian Van Rensselaer (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Albany.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Frederick. The webpage of New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center (Submitted on February 9, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.) 
 
Additional keywords. Fort Frederick Albany St Peters Church Gallows Hill Burial Ground
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 1,755 times since then and 133 times this year. Last updated on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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