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

The King’s Highway

 
 
The King’s Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, December 18, 2018
1. The King’s Highway Marker
Inscription.  
Route of main road west until 1799.
 
Erected 1975 by the P.B.H.P.P.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1799.
 
Location. 42° 46.81′ N, 73° 54.518′ W. Marker is in Schenectady, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is at the intersection of Albany Street and Kings Road, on the right when traveling east on Albany Street. Located on western corner of the “Y” intersection across the street from the cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schenectady NY 12304, 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. A different marker also named The King's Highway (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named The King’s Highway (approx. 0.6 miles away); Albany Path Ska-Nek-Ta-De (approx. 0.9 miles away); Spanish American War Memorial (approx. 1½ miles away); 12th Ward World War II Memorial (approx. 1½ miles away); a different marker also named The King’s Highway
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(approx. 1.7 miles away); Vale Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Historic Vale Cemetery / Founders & Builders (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schenectady.
 
Regarding The King’s Highway. A very old road started by the Dutch leading from Rensselaerville and Fort Orange
(Albany) to Schenectady. Kings Road merges into Albany Street and continues on to downtown Schenectady.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The King's Highway
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 18, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 104 times since then and 22 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 18, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 6, 2022