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

Water Ford

 
 
Water Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 20, 2018
1. Water Ford Marker
Inscription.  

A colonial ford across
the Mohawk River from
which Waterford derives
its name.

 
Erected 1952 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 47.378′ N, 73° 40.631′ W. Marker is in Waterford, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on 2nd Street south of Broad Street (U.S. 4), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waterford NY 12188, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Saratoga County Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Eagle Tavern Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Troy - Waterford Bridge (about 400 feet away); Waterford Bridges (about 600 feet away); Union Bridge (about 600 feet away); The Waterways that Shaped a Nation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Button Park (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterford.
 
Also see . . .  History of Waterford NY. (Submitted on March 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Water Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 20, 2018
2. Water Ford Marker
Looking south along 2nd Street

 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 124 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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