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

Union College

 
 
Union College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, December 28, 2018
1. Union College Marker
Inscription. Charter granted 1795. Present North and South College buildings erected 1813-14 from plans by Jacques Ramee
 
Erected 1967.
 
Location. 42° 48.913′ N, 73° 55.966′ W. Marker is in Schenectady, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is at the intersection of Union Street and Nott Terrace, on the right when traveling west on Union Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schenectady NY 12305, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Howard Payne (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nott Terrace High School (about 400 feet away); Revolutionary Hospital & Continental Barracks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nott Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Schenectady Police Department (approx. ¼ mile away); Schenectady's Little Italy (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ellis Hospital (approx. 0.4 miles away); Schenectady (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schenectady.
 
Regarding Union College. Union College was the first non-denominational college in the United States. Union has many distinguished alumni including Chester Arthur, 21st President, William Seward, State of State under Lincoln, many congressmen, and presidents and founders of other universities. Jimmy Carter attended graduate school in the 1950’s. George Westinghouse- inventor of the air brake -attended Union for a semester.
 
Also see . . .  Union College (Wikipedia). (Submitted on December 28, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
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