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

Harmanus Bogardus House / Blacksmith Shop

 
 
Harmanus Bogardus House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
1. Harmanus Bogardus House Marker
Inscription.  ( east face )
Site of
Harmanus Bogardus
House
Built by Bogardus c.1803.
Adam A. Clark House 1822-1838.
John Crookes House 1864-1868.
Morgan E. Barber House 1882-1918.
Burned in Great Fire of 1918.

( west face )
Site of
Blacksmith Shop
Civil War Veteran John Crookes
blacksmith here from 1864 - 1868.
Later cooperage of Morgan F.
Barber. Built c.1832 over
Cave Creek, torn down c.1969

 
Erected by Clarksville Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 34.548′ N, 73° 57.977′ W. Marker is in Clarksville, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Delaware Turnpike (New York State Route 443) 0.1 miles west of Tarrytown Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clarksville NY 12041, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Meed House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clark House (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of the Battle of Clarksville (approx.
Blacksmith Shop image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, November 10, 2019
2. Blacksmith Shop
West face of the marker.
0.4 miles away); Houghtaling House (approx. 0.9 miles away); David Allen House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Lime Kiln Farm (approx. 1.8 miles away); Slingerland House 1762 (approx. 2.2 miles away); Slingerland-Lagrange Farm (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarksville.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Site of Harmanus Bogardus House And Blacksmith Shop image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
3. Site of Harmanus Bogardus House And Blacksmith Shop
This is an unusual NYS marker because it has two different sides. The west side says this is also the site of Crooke’s blacksmith shop.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 10, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   2. submitted on November 13, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   3. submitted on November 10, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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