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Birthplace of Abner Doubleday

 
 
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, April 20, 2013
1. Birthplace of Abner Doubleday Marker
Inscription.
Birthplace
Major-Gen Abner Doubleday
Ballston Spa June 26 1819
Founder of Baseball 1839
A Civil War Hero at Battle
of Gettysburg 1863

 
Location. 43° 0.206′ N, 73° 51.017′ W. Marker is in Ballston Spa, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Fenwick Street, on the right on Washington Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28 Washington Street, Ballston Spa NY 12020, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain Abner Doubleday (approx. 0.2 miles away); Here in 1800 / Here in 1900 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Malta Drive-In Signs (approx. 3 miles away); Wiggins – Collamer (approx. 3.1 miles away); Ballston Site Of (approx. 3.4 miles away); Dunning Street Rural Cemetery (approx. 3.6 miles away); Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth (approx. 3.6 miles away); Stephen White (approx. 3.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ballston Spa.
 
Regarding Birthplace of Abner Doubleday. The Doubleday House is located at the corner of Washington Street and Fenwick Street in Ballston Spa, New York in Saratoga County. Constructed in 1804, it was planned
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, April 20, 2013
2. Birthplace of Abner Doubleday Marker
as the laundry house for the Sans Souci Hotel but built as a duplex. Doubleday lived in this house while his father, Ulysses, published two newspapers, the Saratoga Courier and Saratoga Republican.
 
Also see . . .  Abner Doubleday House. (Submitted on May 11, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Categories. SportsWar, US Civil
 
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, April 20, 2013
3. Birthplace of Abner Doubleday
Birthplace of Abner Doubleday & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 31, 2013
4. Birthplace of Abner Doubleday & Marker
 
 
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