Defreestville in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
written there 1758
Erected 1939 by State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War, French and Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1758.
Location. 42° 39.265′ N, 73° 41.972′ W. Marker is in Defreestville, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 43 and Washington Avenue, on the left when traveling east on State Route 43. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blooming Grove (approx. 0.2 miles away); David Defreest (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Erie Canal / Albany Basin (approx. 2.2 miles away); Lil's Diner (approx. 2.4 miles away); Boardman & Gray Piano Factory (approx. 2.4 miles away); Albany Pump Station (approx. 2.4 miles away); Lincoln Mourned (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Defreestville.
Also see . . . A Short History of “Yankee Doodle”. (Submitted on February 10, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on February 10, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. Photo 1. submitted on February 9, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.