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Birthplace of Abner Doubleday

 
 
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, April 20, 2013
1. Birthplace of Abner Doubleday Marker
Inscription.  
Birthplace
Major-Gen Abner Doubleday
Ballston Spa June 26 1819
Founder of Baseball 1839
A Civil War Hero at Battle
of Gettysburg 1863

 
Location. 43° 0.206′ N, 73° 51.017′ W. Marker is in Ballston Spa, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Fenwick Street, on the right on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28 Washington Street, Ballston Spa NY 12020, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain Abner Doubleday (approx. 0.2 miles away); County Seat (approx. 0.2 miles away); Here in 1800 / Here in 1900 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of George Scott (approx. 1.6 miles away); E. Hubbell 1831 (approx. 1.8 miles away); Trip-Hammer (approx. 1.8 miles away); Riley-Allen Cobblestone House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Malta West Ridge Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ballston Spa.
 
Regarding Birthplace of Abner Doubleday. The Doubleday House is located at the corner of
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, April 20, 2013
2. Birthplace of Abner Doubleday Marker
Washington Street and Fenwick Street in Ballston Spa, New York in Saratoga County. Constructed in 1804, it was planned as the laundry house for the Sans Souci Hotel but built as a duplex. Doubleday lived in this house while his father, Ulysses, published two newspapers, the Saratoga Courier and Saratoga Republican.
 
Also see . . .  Abner Doubleday House. (Submitted on May 11, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Categories. SportsWar, US Civil
 
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, April 20, 2013
3. Birthplace of Abner Doubleday
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 31, 2013
4. Birthplace of Abner Doubleday & Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 11, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 484 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 11, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   4. submitted on June 7, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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