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Anneke Janse Bogardus House Site

 
 
Anneke Janse Bogardus House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 19, 2019
1. Anneke Janse Bogardus House Site Marker
Inscription.  
Upon this corner
stood the house
occupied by and
wherein died
Anneke
Janse
Bogardus
1663
The former owner of
Trinity Church Property
New York

 
Erected 1886 by Bi-Centennial Tablet 1886.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWomen.
 
Location. 42° 38.975′ N, 73° 45.114′ W. Marker is in Albany, New York, in Albany County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street (New York State Route 5) and James Street, on the right when traveling west on State Street. Marker is mounted at eye-level near the southeast corner of the building at this site, facing State Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 63 State Street, Albany NY 12207, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lydius Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); The Site of the Oldest Building in Albany (within shouting distance of this marker); A City of Outstanding Historical Significance (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1st Telephone Central Office in New York State
Anneke Janse Bogardus House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 19, 2019
2. Anneke Janse Bogardus House Site Marker
(about 300 feet away); Site of Martin Van Buren Residence (about 300 feet away); Philip Livingston (about 300 feet away); Building A Place to Live (about 400 feet away); The Fur Trade (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
Also see . . .  Anneke Jans Bogardus (1608-1663). Her second husband was the well-educated Domine Everardus Bogardus born in 1607 in Worden, Holland. He arrived in New Amsterdam in 1633 and married Anneke in March of 1638. After the death of her second husband, Anneke and her children moved to Beverwyck (now Albany) New York. Anneke died in February, 1663 at her home in Beverwyck that was located near what is now State and James Streets in downtown Albany. Descendants of Anneke Jans Bogardus are estimated in the millions and many have had dreams of great wealth over the disputed 62 acres of land she inherited from her first husband, Roelof Jansen. The land, located in Manhattan, includes parts of Greenwich Village, So-Ho and Tribeca and is considered to be worth “billions”. (Submitted on March 23, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
James Street Bi-Centennial Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 19, 2019
3. James Street Bi-Centennial Plaque
(mounted on northwest side of house, facing James Street)
James St.
formerly
Middle Lane.
Bi-Centennial Tablet 1886
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 97 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 23, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   3. submitted on April 7, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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