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

Ballston Center

 
 
Ballston Center Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, December 3, 2018
1. Ballston Center Marker
Inscription.  Samuel Southard Tavern - early graveyard - post office -blacksmith shop - stores. George Washington rode through in 1783
 
Erected by Town of Ballston.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, the George Washington Slept Here, and the Postal Mail and Philately series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1783.
 
Location. 42° 57.291′ N, 73° 52.624′ W. Marker is in Ballston Spa, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Middle Line Road and Charlton Road, on the left when traveling north on Middle Line Road. On opposite corner of Ballston Church marker and Ballston Center Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 89 Charlton Road, Ballston Spa NY 12020, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ballston Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Samuel Davis MD (approx. half a mile away);
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Ballston Site Of (approx. 0.6 miles away); Stephen White (approx. 0.6 miles away); Home of Samuel Young (approx. 0.6 miles away); Eliphalet Ball (approx. 0.7 miles away); 1780 Invasion (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ballston Spa.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 437 times since then and 39 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 3, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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