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Near Malden Bridge in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Abraham Van Ness

 
 
Abraham Van Ness Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, February 9, 2020
1. Abraham Van Ness Marker
Inscription.  
Home of
Abraham Van Ness
Officer in Revolution
who was shot on bridge
by Tories in August, 1777

 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1777.
 
Location. 42° 27.788′ N, 73° 35.495′ W. Marker is near Malden Bridge, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is on New York State Route 66, half a mile south of County Route 32, on the left when traveling north. Marker is just north of the bridge for NY 66 over I-90. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4500 NY 66, Malden Bridge NY 12115, 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. A different marker also named Abraham Van Ness (here, next to this marker); Riders Mills Schoolhouse (approx. 1.7 miles away); Old Chatham (approx. 2.1 miles away); Columbia Institute (approx. 2.1 miles away); North Chatham Depot (approx. 2.3 miles away); Founded 1782 (approx.
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2.6 miles away); The Valatie Kill (approx. 2.7 miles away); Electric Park (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Malden Bridge.
 
Abraham Van Ness Home image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, February 9, 2020
2. Abraham Van Ness Home
House across the road from marker
Abraham Van Ness Home image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, February 9, 2020
3. Abraham Van Ness Home
House in same side of the road as marker but north of marker by 50 yards.
Marker Site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, February 9, 2020
4. Marker Site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 9, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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