West Sand Lake in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First house built before 1794.
Among earliest settlers, the family came from Palatinate Germany in early 1700's.
Third home on site circa 1805.
Erected by Town of North Greenbush.
Location. 42° 38.631′ N, 73° 37.854′ W. Marker is in West Sand Lake, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on New York State Route 43, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Sand Lake NY 12196, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sand Lake Veterans Memorial Park (approx. 3 miles away); Early Cemetery (approx. 3.4 miles away); First Reformed Church (approx. 3.4 miles away); Twiss House (approx. 3½ miles away); Little Red Schoolhouse (approx. 4½ miles away); Sand Lake Union (approx. 4.7 miles away); Emma Willard (approx. 5 miles away); Glass Lake (approx. 5.1 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 76 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.