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

Halfmoon Fort

1689

 
 
Halfmoon Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, January 26, 2019
1. Halfmoon Fort Marker
Inscription.  Defense outpost of Albany. Site of "Ye Halfmoon” settlement 1764 on "Great Road” to Canada
 
Erected 1952 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts and CastlesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1689.
 
Location. 42° 48.078′ N, 73° 40.136′ W. Marker is in Waterford, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Hudson River Road (U.S. 4), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waterford NY 12188, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Waterford (approx. 0.2 miles away); Waterford Station (approx. 0.6 miles away); Samuel Smith House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Eagle Tavern Site (approx. 0.9 miles away); Birthplace of Howard Lindsay (approx. 0.9 miles away); Waterford N.Y. (approx. 0.9 miles away); Troy - Waterford Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Waterford (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterford.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 26, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 281 times since then and 23 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 26, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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