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

General Washington

 
 
General Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 19, 2018
1. General Washington Marker
Inscription.  

traveled this road on
his tours of the Mohawk
Valley 1782 and 1783.

 
Erected 1940 by State Education Department.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list.
 
Location. 42° 39.225′ N, 73° 45.51′ W. Marker is in Albany, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Washington Avenue (New York State Route 5) east of Swan Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: West Capitol Park, Albany NY 12210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 200th Anniversary of the Birth of George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); New York State Office Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); LaFayette Park (about 700 feet away); Birthplace of Modern Electricity (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln in Albany
General Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 19, 2018
2. General Washington Marker
Looking SE toward the State Capitol
(approx. 0.2 miles away); General Philip Henry Sheridan Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); NSDAR Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Academy Park (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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