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

Smith's Basin

 
 
Smith's Basin Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Arsenault, December 7, 2012
1. Smith's Basin Marker
Inscription.  Named for Ezekiel Smith, c. 1825. He and his brother Israel operated a store and tavern in the hamlet. At one time there were several hotels, stores, a school, Post Office, a church and railroad station in the neighborhood. There was a canal boat basin here, where lime was loaded for shipment to New York City.
 
Erected 1999 by Town of Kingsbury.
 
Location. 43° 21.494′ N, 73° 29.706′ W. Marker is in Kingsbury, New York, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 149 and County Route 41, on the right when traveling east on State Route 149. Located near Lock 9 on the Champlain Canal. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Great Indian Warpath (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kingsbury Street (approx. 1.8 miles away); Burgoyne's Army (approx. 1.8 miles away); Underground Railway Marker (approx. 3 miles away); Vaughn's Corners
Smith's Basin image. Click for full size.
By John Arsenault, December 7, 2012
2. Smith's Basin
(approx. 3.6 miles away); Old Stone House Library (approx. 3.8 miles away); Fort Ann War Memorial / Henry Sartwell / Lester Archer (approx. 3.8 miles away); Fort Anne First Baptist Church (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingsbury.
 
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Champlain Canal at Smith's Basin image. Click for full size.
By John Arsenault, December 7, 2012
3. Champlain Canal at Smith's Basin
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2012, by John Arsenault of Middletown Springs, Vermont. This page has been viewed 476 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 8, 2012, by John Arsenault of Middletown Springs, Vermont. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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