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

The Site of Schenectady

 
 
Site of Schenectady Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 7, 2012
1. Site of Schenectady Marker
Inscription. The site of Schenectady was bought of the Indians by Van Curler in 1661 and a patent granted 1690. Union College was chartered in 1795. The city was incorporated in 1798 and in 1831 became the western terminus of the Mohawk and Hudson Railroad. Locomotive building was begun here in 1848 and the electrical industry was established in 1886. The Schenectady airport was opened in 1927
 
Location. 42° 48.843′ N, 73° 56.375′ W. Marker is in Schenectady, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is on Jay Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 Jay Street, Schenectady NY 12305, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Schenectady (here, next to this marker); Ellis Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Site of the African Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Schenectady Police Department (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Schenectady's Little Italy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Edison Arrived at Schenectady (approx. 0.2 miles away); Revolutionary Hospital & Continental Barracks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stockade Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Schenectady.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Site of Schenectady Marker - Schenectady City Hall image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 7, 2012
2. Site of Schenectady Marker - Schenectady City Hall
The Site of Schenectady marker is at the top of the steps, between the pillars, to the right of the central doorway.
Site of Schenectady Marker at City Hall image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 7, 2012
3. Site of Schenectady Marker at City Hall
 
 
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