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

Crescent

 
 
Crescent Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, January 8, 2019
1. Crescent Marker
Inscription.  Named from crescent shape of Mohawk River at this point. Site of Indian carry from Mohawk River to Hudson River. Site of old Crescent Bridge.
 
Erected 1939 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 49.424′ N, 73° 43.929′ W. Marker is in Halfmoon, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Terminal Road, on the left when traveling south. Terminal Road is the right at the intersection of US 9 and Crescent Road if northbound on US 9. Marker is in the the little landing there. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clifton Park NY 12065, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Crescent Aqueduct (within shouting distance of this marker); Oakcliff (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Crescent (approx. 0.2 miles away); Crescent / Mohawk Towpath Byway / Halfmoon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Loudoun Ferry Road (approx. half a mile away); Halfmoon Academy (approx. 0.7 miles away); Halfmoon (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fonda Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Halfmoon.
 
More about this marker. Marker is front of a former canal bank
 
Categories.
Marker Site image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, January 8, 2019
2. Marker Site
Bridges & ViaductsWaterways & Vessels
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 8, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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