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Hudson in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Columbia County

 
 
Columbia County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 21, 2012
1. Columbia County Marker
Inscription.  
Separated from Albany Co.
April 4, 1786. Name -
from Columbus, discoverer
of America.

 
Erected 1936 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1884.
 
Location. 42° 13.232′ N, 73° 49.902′ W. Marker is in Hudson, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is on Rhinebeck-Hudson Road (New York State Route 23), on the right when traveling north. Marker is located just east of the Rip Van Winkle Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hudson NY 12534, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Columbia County (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Olana Viewshed (about 600 feet away); Ridge Road (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Olana Viewshed (about 800 feet away); Frederick Church and Olana (approx. Ό mile away); a different marker also named Columbia County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Studio and Viewshed
Columbia County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 21, 2012
2. Columbia County Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); North Road (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hudson.
 
Columbia County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 21, 2012
3. Columbia County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 494 times since then and 72 times this year. Last updated on August 11, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 21, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 25, 2022