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

Joseph Henry

 
 
Joseph Henry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 5, 2019
1. Joseph Henry Marker
Inscription.  
Lived Here 1806-1813
Physicist Noted For
Work On Electromagnet
First Superintendent Of
Smithsonian Institution

 
Erected by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1806.
 
Location. 43° 1.159′ N, 74° 1.165′ W. Marker is in Galway, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Galway Road (New York State Route 45) 0.7 miles west of Crane Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Galway NY 12074, 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. Galway Village (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site Of John McClelland (approx. 1.1 miles away); Parkis Mills (approx. 1.4 miles away); Seabury Mills (approx. 1.6 miles away); Stimson House (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Gere House (approx. 2.1 miles away); A Plow Factory (approx. 2.9 miles away); Scotch Street (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galway.
 
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Joseph Henry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 5, 2019
2. Joseph Henry Marker
Joseph Henry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 5, 2019
3. Joseph Henry Marker
This view is to the west, down Galway Road, toward Galway.
Joseph Henry Elementary School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 5, 2019
4. Joseph Henry Elementary School
The Elementary School in Galway is named for Joseph Henry, who lived nearby as a boy, from 1806 to 1813.
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5. Joseph Henry
Joseph Henry, a Pathfinder in Science, was Born in Albany, New York in 1797, and Died in Washington, D. C. in 1878.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2019, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 375 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 6, 2019, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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