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Mechanicsville in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Canal Square

 
 
Canal Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
1. Canal Square Marker
Inscription.
Site of grist, lumber & knit-
ting mills dating to 1783.
John Short’s Saloon hosted
canal travelers here in 1832
where Central Ave. now runs.

 
Erected by City of Mechanicsville.
 
Location. 42° 54.433′ N, 73° 41.266′ W. Marker is in Mechanicsville, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is at the intersection of N Central Avenue and William Street, on the right when traveling south on N Central Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mechanicville NY 12118, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Yards (approx. ¼ mile away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Col. Ellsworth (approx. half a mile away); Harmanus Schuyler Mansion (approx. 2.5 miles away); Schuyler Mansion (approx. 2.5 miles away); Stillwater World War I Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 2.6 miles away); Stillwater Blockhouse (approx. 2.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Marker in Mechanicsville image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
2. Marker in Mechanicsville
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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