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Hudson Falls in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Townsend Harris

1804-1878

 
 
Townsend Harris Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 3, 2019
1. Townsend Harris Marker
Inscription.  
First United States Consul General to Japan.
Founder of the College of the City of New York.
Born in Sandy Hill, N.Y., opposite the Village Green.
More than any other man , he kept the doors of Japan open to the outside world and opened the minds of our youth
 
Erected by Townsend Harris High School Alimni Association, South Florida Chapter.
 
Location. 43° 18.173′ N, 73° 35.105′ W. Marker is in Hudson Falls, New York, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 4) and Locust Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hudson Falls NY 12839, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sandy Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Washington (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sixteen Soldiers (about 600 feet away); Military Road
Townsend Harris Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 3, 2019
2. Townsend Harris Marker
(about 600 feet away); World War II Memorial (about 700 feet away); Gov. N. Pitcher (about 700 feet away); Washington County Civil War Monument (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hudson Falls.
 
Also see . . .
1. Townsend Harris. (Submitted on July 5, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. Townsend Harris High School. (Submitted on July 5, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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