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

Milltown USA

 
 
Milltown USA Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, January 26, 2019
1. Milltown USA Marker
Inscription.  First friction matches, 1811; Champlain Canal, 1823; S & R RY 1835; linen thread mill, 1850; power dam, 1885; rail yards, 1892; book paper mill 1904.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1811.
 
Location. 42° 54.604′ N, 73° 40.997′ W. Marker is in Mechanicville, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on U.S. 4 near New York State Route 67, on the right when traveling north. Marker is slightly beyond the traffic light on the right side of road towards the river. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mechanicville NY 12118, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Immigrant City (approx. ¼ mile away); Canal Square (approx. 0.3 miles away); Patenaude Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Denier Place (approx. half a mile away); Historic Yards (approx. half a mile away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 0.6 miles away); Col. Ellsworth (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mechanicville Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mechanicville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 28, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 174 times since then and 9 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 28, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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