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

Maalwyck

 
 
Maalwyck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 14, 2016
1. Maalwyck Marker
Inscription.
This House Built Ca. 1712
By Karel Hansel Toll, Who
Settled Here 1685. Broom
Farm Became an Outpost Of
Mohawk Valley Turnpike.

 
Erected by State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 49.807′ N, 73° 58.574′ W. Marker is in Scotia, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is on Mohawk Ave. (New York State Route 5), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 511 Mohawk Ave., Schenectady NY 12302, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert Allen Deitcher (approx. 0.3 miles away); Enlarged Lock 23 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Enlarged Erie Canal Lock 23 (approx. 0.8 miles away); George S. Haswell III (approx. 1.5 miles away); Gateway Landing (approx. 1.5 miles away); Vedder Family Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); Home of Aaron Dickinson (approx. 1.6 miles away); Cur Non? (approx. 1.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  "Schenectady Brooms Keep the Nationís Homes Clean:” Brooms and Broomcorn in Schenectady County. (Submitted on July 3, 2016, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Additional keywords.
Maalwyck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 14, 2016
2. Maalwyck Marker
Broomcorn Broom Corn
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Maalwyck House image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 14, 2016
3. Maalwyck House
Maalwyck Farm Sale image. Click for full size.
Schenectady County Historical Society
4. Maalwyck Farm Sale
Notice of auction of Maalwyck Farm in Scotia, one of the many local farms where broomcorn was grown. Image courtesy of the Grems-Doolittle Library Photograph Collection, Schenectady County Historical Society.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 147 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on July 4, 2016.
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