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

Crescent

 
 
Crescent Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, January 8, 2019
1. Crescent Marker
Inscription.  A major crossing of the Mohawk since the revolution, Crescent was an important commercial center during the Erie Canal Era.
 
Erected 1999 by Town of Halfmoon.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 42° 49.355′ N, 73° 44.127′ W. Marker is in Halfmoon, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Old Canal Road. Marker is in little park at the end of the towpath/hiking trail at the eastern end of Old Canal 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 walking distance of this marker. Crescent / Mohawk Towpath Byway / Halfmoon (within shouting distance of this marker); Crescent Aqueduct (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Crescent (approx. 0.2 miles away); Church Hill Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oakcliff (approx. 0.3 miles away); Loudoun Ferry Road (approx. half a mile away);
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Fonda Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away); Halfmoon Academy (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Halfmoon.
 
Crescent Marker with Rt 9 Crescent Bridge in Background image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 14, 2006
2. Crescent Marker with Rt 9 Crescent Bridge in Background
Another view of marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, January 8, 2019
3. Another view of marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 8, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 165 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 8, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   2. submitted on November 7, 2019, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   3. submitted on January 8, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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