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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.
 
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); Quaker Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); R.R. Disaster (approx. 3.2 miles away); Drill Grounds (approx. 3.2 miles away); Meeting House Hill (approx. 3.3 miles away); Stone Bridge (approx. 3.8 miles away); Dr. Samuel Preston (approx. 3.9 miles away); Whipping Post (approx. 4 miles away).
 
Categories. Disasters
 
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. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. 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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