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

Albany County

 
 
Albany County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, March 2, 2019
1. Albany County Marker
Inscription.  One of the original counties of the Province of New York created by law November 1, 1683. Mother of many counties.
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era. A significant historical date for this entry is November 1, 1683.
 
Location. 42° 26.255′ N, 74° 1.047′ W. Marker is in Westerlo, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on New York State Route 32, on the left when traveling south. At the county line. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westerlo NY 12193, 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. South Westerlo (approx. 0.7 miles away); First School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Benjamin Spees (approx. one mile away); Talmage-Atwater (approx. 1.2 miles away); Edwin L. Drake (approx. 1˝ miles away); Greenville (approx. 1˝ miles away); 1635 English Lawyer (approx. 1.6 miles away); Grist Mill (approx. 2 miles away).
 
Regarding Albany County. Albany was named after the Duke of Albany (James II of England). It initially
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consisted of all of New York north of Duchess and Ulster Counties.
 
Also see . . .  Albany County (Wikipedia). (Submitted on March 2, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Albany County image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, March 2, 2019
2. Albany County
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on March 5, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 2, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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