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Glens Falls in Warren County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“The Spirit of Glens Falls”

 
 
“The Spirit of Glens Falls” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 12, 2020
1. “The Spirit of Glens Falls” Marker
Inscription.  
From this location
“The Spirit of Glens Falls”
Hot air balloon
Made its maiden flight
July 4, 1977
At 7:14 P.M.

Adirondack Hot Air Balloon Festival Committee
Glens Falls, New York
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space.
 
Location. 43° 18.676′ N, 73° 38.689′ W. Marker is in Glens Falls, New York, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Ridge Street. The marker is by the gazebo. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Glens Falls City Park, Glens Falls NY 12801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tree of Friendship (a few steps from this marker); History of Crandell Public Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Glens Falls War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); City Park’s Development (within shouting distance of this marker); Weber Furlong (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War Monument (about 400 feet away); The Church of the Messiah (Episcopal)
“The Spirit of Glens Falls” Marker and the gazebo image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 12, 2020
2. “The Spirit of Glens Falls” Marker and the gazebo
(about 600 feet away); The DeLong House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glens Falls.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 13, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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