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

Hoffmans Ferry

 
 
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 7, 2017
1. Hoffmans Ferry Marker
Inscription.  
Here About 1790 Harmanus
Vedder Established A Ferry
Which Bore His Name Until
1835 When The Ferry Rights
Were Bought By J. Hoffman

 
Erected 1936 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 53.729′ N, 74° 4.626′ W. Marker is in Glenville, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is at the intersection of Mohawk Turnpike/Amsterdam Road (New York State Route 5) and Wolf Hollow Road, on the right when traveling west on Mohawk Turnpike/Amsterdam Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schenectady NY 12302, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Church in Glenville (within shouting distance of this marker); A Notable Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cement Mill (approx. ¼ mile away); Kinaquariones (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wolf Hollow (approx. 0.6 miles away); Johnson Hall – 1763 (approx. one mile away); Vedder Tavern (approx. 1.3 miles away); Josias Swart Homestead (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glenville.
 
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 7, 2017
2. Hoffmans Ferry Marker
Hoffman's Ferry
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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