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

Mohawk Turnpike

Mohawk Turnpike Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, January 16, 2019
1. Mohawk Turnpike Marker
Inscription.  Colonial highway westward to St. Johnsville known as "King's Highway” military road 1812
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
Location. 42° 49.397′ N, 73° 57.541′ W. Marker is in Scotia, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is at the intersection of Mohawk Avenue (New York State Route 5) and Glen Ave, on the left when traveling west on Mohawk Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schenectady NY 12302, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Glen-Sanders House, 1713 (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Glen House 1730 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Commemoration (about 500 feet away); The Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); Schenectady (approx. half a mile away); Early Frontier (approx. half a mile away); George S. Haswell III (approx. half a mile away); Gateway Landing (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scotia.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 2 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 16, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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