“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Clifton Park in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)


Turnpike Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, December 10, 2018
1. Turnpike Marker
Inscription.  Route of Saratoga Turnpike from Waterford to Ballston and Saratoga c. 1829. A private road paved with wood planks in 1849.
Erected by Clifton Park US Const Bicent.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1829.
Location. 42° 52.268′ N, 73° 46.884′ W. Marker is in Clifton Park, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Plank Road and Maxwell Drive, on the right when traveling south on Plank Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clifton Park NY 12065, 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. This is the Way North (approx. half a mile away); Hotel c. 1790 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Clifton Park Village Hotel (approx. 0.7 miles away); General Store (approx. 0.7 miles away); Clifton Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Church c. 1795 (approx. 1.2 miles away); Spice Factory (approx. 1.4 miles away); Peck House (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clifton Park.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 265 times since then and 46 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 10, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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