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

The King’s Highway

 
 
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 14, 2006
1. The King’s Highway Marker
Inscription.  The route of the King’s Highway. George Washington rode over this road to Schenectady in 1786
 
Erected 1975 by Pine Bush Historic Preservation Project.
 
Location. 42° 44.715′ N, 73° 53.786′ W. Marker is in Schenectady, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is on Kings Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schenectady NY 12303, 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. Truax Burial Grounds (approx. half a mile away); Issac J. Truax Tavern (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named The King’s Highway (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named The King’s Highway (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named The King’s Highway (approx. 1.6 miles away); Albany Path Ska-Nek-Ta-De (approx. 1.8 miles away); Route of The King’s Highway (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named The King’s Highway (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schenectady.
 
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The King’s Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, December 18, 2018
2. The King’s Highway Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 18, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 7, 2019, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   2. submitted on December 18, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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