Hoosick Falls in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Hoosick Falls Elks Lodge 178 B.P.O.E.
Founded December 9, 1890
Purchased the former Benedict home in 1907 and established the Elks home on this site. The tower and third story was removed during a 1960's renovation.
Elks Lodge 178 disbanded in 2008.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
Location. 42° 54.069′ N, 73° 21.112′ W. Marker is in Hoosick Falls, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street (New York State Route 22) and John Street, on the right when traveling south on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hoosick Falls NY 12090, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Town of Hoosick War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wood Park (about 500 feet away); Town of Hoosick Honor Roll (about 500 feet away); Walter Abbott Wood (about 500 feet away); Henderson E. Van Surdam (about 600 feet away); Hoosick Falls Armory (about 600 feet away); First Meeting House in Hoosick Falls (approx. 0.2 miles away); Natty Bumppo (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hoosick Falls.
More about this marker. A photo of the Elk’s building is on the marker. The site is now occupied by a gas station.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 13, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.