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Old Chatham in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Columbia Institute

 
 
Columbia Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, April 26, 2020
1. Columbia Institute Marker
Inscription.  
Boarding school attended by about 120 students conducted here in mid 1850's. Also site of Hoag's Tavern coach stop on the Boston and Albany Turnpike.
 
Erected 1959.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 42° 26.442′ N, 73° 33.77′ W. Marker is in Old Chatham, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is at the intersection of Albany Turnpike and County Route 13, on the right when traveling east on Albany Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Old Chatham NY 12136, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Chatham (within shouting distance of this marker); Founded 1782 (approx. 1.8 miles away); Abraham Van Ness (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Van Ness (approx. 2.1 miles away); Riders Mills Schoolhouse (approx. 2.3 miles away); Van Alstyne House (approx. 3.4 miles away); New Concord (approx. 3½ miles away); North Chatham Depot (approx. 4.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Old Chatham, New York (Wikipedia)
Columbia Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, April 26, 2020
2. Columbia Institute Marker
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. (Submitted on April 27, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 2, 2022