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Highrock Park

 
 
Highrock Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 29, 2019
1. Highrock Park Marker
Inscription.  
THE GOVERNOR
This spring was drilled in 1908. It was named for Governor Charles Evans Hughes who had recently signed a bill protecting the springs. The water flows through limestone and clay from a depth of 170 feet. The water is also piped over to the High Rock Cone under the pavillion to your right

THE PEERLESS
This spring is located, across High Rock Avenue and is piped to this fountain. It is very palatable with only a moderate amount of minerals
 
Location. 43° 5.187′ N, 73° 46.82′ W. Marker is in Saratoga Springs, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on High Rock Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saratoga Springs NY 12866, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Story Starts Here (within shouting distance of this marker); High Rock in the 1800’s (within shouting distance of this marker); Creation of the Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Saratoga’s First Resort for Travelers (within shouting distance
Peerless Spring image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 29, 2019
2. Peerless Spring
of this marker); Bryan Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Pine Grove (approx. 0.2 miles away); Standard Time (approx. 0.3 miles away); New York State County Highway Superintendents Association (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saratoga Springs.
 
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Highrock Spring Pavillion image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 29, 2019
3. Highrock Spring Pavillion
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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