Defreestville in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Reformed Church, est. 1814
N. J. Marselus first pastor
1st sanctuary January, 1817
This is the 3rd bldg. Here
dedicated April, 1925
Erected by Town of North Greenbush.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1817.
Location. 42° 39.171′ N, 73° 41.789′ W. Marker is in Defreestville, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on Bloomingrove Drive, 0.1 miles south of Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 706 Bloomingrove Drive, Rensselaer NY 12144, 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. Van Alen Home (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Crailo (approx. 0.2 miles away); David Defreest (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Erie Canal / Albany Basin (approx. 2.4 miles away); Lil's Diner (approx. 2½ miles away); Boardman & Gray Piano Factory (approx. 2½ miles away); Albany Pump StationLincoln Mourned (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Defreestville.
Also see . . . Blooming Grove Reformed Church in America. Church website homepage (Submitted on February 10, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 9, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.