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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
Inscription.  Westward expansion from Hudson Valley started on this road.
 
Erected 1975 by Pine Bush Historic Preservation Project.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 42° 47.048′ N, 73° 54.749′ W. Marker is in Schenectady, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is at the intersection of Albany Street and Crosstown Connection (New York State Route 7), on the right when traveling south on Albany Street. on south corner by Dunkin Doughnuts sign. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named The King’s Highway (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named The King’s Highway (approx. 0.9 miles away); Spanish American War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); 12th Ward World War II Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Albany Path Ska-Nek-Ta-De (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named The King’s Highway
The King's Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
2. The King's Highway Marker
Doughnuts were an important food staple of the Western pioneers
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); Vale Cemetery (approx. 1˝ miles away); Historic Vale Cemetery / Founders & Builders (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schenectady.
 
The King's Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
3. The King's Highway Marker
Looking towards Albany from the marker
The King's Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, August 18, 2019
4. The King's Highway Marker
Looking towards Schenectady
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 117 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 19, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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