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Smith's Basin

 
 
Smith's Basin Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Arsenault, December 7, 2012
1. Smith's Basin Marker
Inscription. Named for Ezekiel Smith, c. 1825. He and his brother Israel operated a store and tavern in the hamlet. At one time there were several hotels, stores, a school, Post Office, a church and railroad station in the neighborhood. There was a canal boat basin here, where lime was loaded for shipment to New York City.
 
Erected 1999 by Town of Kingsbury.
 
Location. 43° 21.494′ N, 73° 29.706′ W. Marker is in Kingsbury, New York, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 149 and County Route 41, on the right when traveling east on State Route 149. Click for map. Located near Lock 9 on the Champlain Canal. Marker is in this post office area: Hudson Falls NY 12839, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Great Indian Warpath (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kingsbury Street (approx. 1.8 miles away); Burgoyne's Army (approx. 1.8 miles away); Underground Railway Marker (approx. 3 miles away); Vaughn's Corners (approx. 3.6 miles away); Old Stone House Library (approx. 3.8 miles away); Fort Anne First Baptist Church (approx. 3.8 miles away); Old Powder House Fort Ann (approx. 3.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kingsbury.
 
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Smith's Basin image. Click for full size.
By John Arsenault, December 7, 2012
2. Smith's Basin
Champlain Canal at Smith's Basin image. Click for full size.
By John Arsenault, December 7, 2012
3. Champlain Canal at Smith's Basin
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by John Arsenault of Middletown Springs, Vermont. This page has been viewed 333 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by John Arsenault of Middletown Springs, Vermont. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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