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

Historic Loudonville

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, November 10, 2019
1. Historic Loudonville Marker
Inscription.  Once called Ireland's Corners. Named in 1871 for Gen. John Campbell, 4th Earl of Loudoun. Commander of His Majesty's forces - French & Indian Wars
 
Erected by Historical Soc. Town of Colonie.
 
Location. 42° 42.295′ N, 73° 45.296′ W. Marker is in Loudonville, New York, in Albany County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Niskayuna Road and Osborne Road (New York State Route 378), on the right when traveling north on Old Niskayuna Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Albany NY 12211, 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. Loudonville (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Albany Rural Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Chester Alan Arthur (approx. 1.1 miles away); Historic Newtonville (approx. 1.2 miles away); Saint Agnes Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Erie Canal (approx. 2.1 miles away); Site of New York Central Railroad Erector Shop (approx. 2.2 miles away).
 
Regarding Historic Loudonville.
Historic Loudonville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
2. Historic Loudonville Marker
A military road to Crown Point and Fort Edward was built during the French and Indian War through this area by John Campbell, Earl of Loudoun. Loudonville is named after him.
 
Also see . . .  John Campbell, 4th Earl of Loudoun (Wikipedia). (Submitted on November 10, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian
 
Loudonville image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
3. Loudonville
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on November 27, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 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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