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

Townsend Park

Albany 300

 

— 1686 - 1986 - Still Making History —

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

Named in memory of Mayor
John Townsend 1829-1830 and
1832. Prominent banker and
public servant

 
Erected 1986 by Albany Tricentennial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 42° 39.479′ N, 73° 45.914′ W. Marker is in Albany, New York, in Albany County. Marker is at the intersection of Henry Johnson Boulevard and Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Henry Johnson Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Townsend 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. Spanish-American War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 10th Ward War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Albany Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Parading and Promenading (about 700 feet away); Washington Avenue Armory (approx. 0.2 miles
Townsend Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 20, 2018
2. Townsend Park Marker
Looking southeast
away); Origins of the Albany Tulip Festival (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Battle of Henry Johnson (approx. 0.3 miles away); Washington Park (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
Also see . . .
1. Townsend Park at Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 31, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Mayor John Townsend at Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 31, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 31, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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