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Troy in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

On This Site

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, June 8, 2019
1. On This Site Marker
Inscription.  The first house of worship in Troy was erected 1792 by the First Presbyterian Church. Present church built 1832
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1792.
 
Location. 42° 43.735′ N, 73° 41.59′ W. Marker is in Troy, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on Congress Street (New York State Route 2) near First Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cohoes NY 12047, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rensselaer County Spanish-American War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Julia Howard Bush Memorial Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Ward World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Emma Hart Willard (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Uncle Sam (about 500 feet away); Edith McCrea House (about 500 feet away); 92 First Street (about 500 feet away); The Rescue of Charles Nalle (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Troy.
 
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By Steve Stoessel, June 8, 2019
2. On This Site Marker
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By Steve Stoessel, June 8, 2019
3. Emma Willard
Emma Willard founded Russell Sage on the site of this church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 83 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 10, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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