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

“The Gut” or “The Valley”

(Circa 1920-1960)

 
 
“The Gut” or “The Valley” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, June 23, 2019
1. “The Gut” or “The Valley” Marker
Inscription.  In this low-lying neighborhood a lively Jewish enclave of stores markets, hotels and boarding houses catered to NYC summer visitors here for the healing springs.
 
Erected 2009 by The Citizens and City of Saratoga Springs.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 43° 4.832′ N, 73° 47.045′ W. Marker is in Saratoga Springs, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Phila Street and Putnam Street, on the left when traveling east on Phila Street. Sign is on NE corner. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saratoga Springs NY 12866, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. M.C. Illions Carousel (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Italian Renaissance Gardens (about 600 feet away); New York State County Highway Superintendents Association (about 600 feet away); The 77th Regiment, New York Volunteers (about 800 feet away); Congress Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Congress Spring
Looking back down Phila Street towards marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, June 23, 2019
2. Looking back down Phila Street towards marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); These Gates (approx. 0.2 miles away); Solomon Northup (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saratoga Springs.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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