Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Cohoes in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Camp Van Schaick

 
 
Camp Van Schaick - Van Schaick Island, Cohoes, NY image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 7, 2008
1. Camp Van Schaick - Van Schaick Island, Cohoes, NY
Inscription.
Encampment of the Northern
Department Continental Army
August 9-September 8-1777
from this place August 9-1777
Gen. Ebenezer Learned
with his Massachusetts Brigade
marched to relieve
Fort Stanwix

 
Erected 1928 by Cohoes Historical Society & State of New York.
 
Location. 42° 46.106′ N, 73° 41.368′ W. Marker is in Cohoes, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Van Schaick Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. The Marker is metal plaque mounted on a large piece of cut limestone in Van Schaick Park. Marker is in this post office area: Cohoes NY 12047, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Camp Van Schaick (here, next to this marker); Van Schaick Mansion (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Van Schaick Mansion (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Van Schaick Mansion (about 800 feet away); Van Schaick Burial Plot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Van Schaick Island (approx. 0.4 miles away); Juncta (approx. 0.6 miles away); Herman Melville (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cohoes.
 
More about this marker.
Camp Van Schaick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 7, 2008
2. Camp Van Schaick Marker
Camp Van Schaick was located here on Van Schaick Island at the junction of the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers at Cohoes, New York. There is another Camp Van Schaick marker, a cast-iron New York State Education Department post-mounted marker is located in the Northwest corner of the Van Shaick Park.
 
Additional keywords. Fort Schuyler General Ebenzer Learned
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Van Schaick Park image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 7, 2008
3. Van Schaick Park
The other Camp Van Schick marker is in the distance to the left of the tree in the background.
Camp Van Schaick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, November 7, 2011
4. Camp Van Schaick Marker
The Camp Van Schaick Marker in Van Schaick Park with Van Schaick Island Grade School in the background beyond the new tennis courts.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 1,443 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   4. submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement