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

Halfmoon Fort

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Halfmoon Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, January 26, 2019
1. Halfmoon Fort Marker
Inscription.  Defense outpost of Albany. Site of "Ye Halfmoon” settlement 1764 on "Great Road” to Canada
 
Erected 1952 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 48.078′ N, 73° 40.136′ W. Marker is in Waterford, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Hudson River Road (U.S. 4), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waterford NY 12188, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Waterford (approx. 0.2 miles away); Waterford Station (approx. 0.6 miles away); Eagle Tavern Site (approx. 0.9 miles away); Troy - Waterford Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Saratoga County Bank (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fonda Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); Waterford Bridges (approx. 0.9 miles away); Union Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterford.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 26, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 26, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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