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

The King’s Highway

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel
1. The King’s Highway Marker
Looking along Albany Street towards the southeast
Inscription.  
“We rode over a fine sandy cart road through a woods of nothing but beautiful evergreen or fir trees.”
Dankers and Sluyter 1680
 
Erected 1975 by Pine Bush Historic Preservation Project.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 42° 48.016′ N, 73° 55.69′ W. Marker is in Schenectady, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is at the intersection of Albany Street and Brandywine Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Albany Street. On northeast corner of intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schenectady NY 12304, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vale Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic Vale Cemetery / Founders & Builders (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Vale Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Spanish American War Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); 12th Ward World War II Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Ignacy Jan Paderewski
The King’s Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, August 13, 2019
2. The King’s Highway Marker
(approx. ¾ mile away); Pulaski (approx. 0.8 miles away); The RS-3 Diesel-Electric Locomotive (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schenectady.
 
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 10, 2006
3. The King’s Highway Marker
The King’s Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, April 25, 2019
4. The King’s Highway Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 79 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 13, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   3. submitted on November 7, 2019, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   4. submitted on October 26, 2020, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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