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

The Medusa Fire

May 25, 1932

 
 
The Medusa Fire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, June 30, 2019
1. The Medusa Fire Marker
Inscription.  The fire destroyed 7 houses, the Methodist Church, and Goff's Store.
 
Erected by Renselaerville Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters. A significant historical date for this entry is May 25, 1932.
 
Location. 42° 26.179′ N, 74° 7.917′ W. Marker is in Medusa, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Fox Creek Road (County Route 351), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Medusa NY 12120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Medusa War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oak Hill Malleable Iron Co. (approx. 2 miles away); The Mrs. Osborn House (approx. 2 miles away); Oak Hill Historic District (approx. 2.1 miles away); Oak Hill Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Quaker Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); R.R. Disaster (approx. 3.2 miles away); Drill Grounds (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
A View of Medusa image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, June 30, 2019
2. A View of Medusa
Looking east from the marker.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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