Albany in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Home of Verplank Colvin
Erected 2006 by New York State Association of Professional Land Surveyors and Eastern New York Society of Land Surveyors.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Horticulture & Forestry • Landmarks. A significant historical year for this entry is 1872.
Location. 42° 39.69′ N, 73° 46.546′ W. Marker is in Albany, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Western Ave 0.2 miles west of Cortland Place, on the left when traveling east. In front of the First Lutheran Church of Albany. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 181 Western Ave, Albany NY 12203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Boats and Music (approx. 0.4 miles away); Washington Park (approx. half a mile away); Origins of the Albany Tulip Festival (approx. half a mile away); Albany Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Parading and Promenading (approx. 0.6 miles away); Townsend ParkSpanish-American War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); 10th Ward War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
Also see . . .
1. Eastern New York Society of Land Surveyors Verplanck Colvin Historical Sign Project. Pictures of the dedication ceremony for this Historical Marker. Keynote speaker was State Assemblyman John McEneny whose ancestor served on one of Verplank Colvin's crews, and whose Assembly District includes the site of the marker. (Submitted on January 14, 2009, by James M. Vianna, LS of Stillwater, New York.)
2. First Lutheran Church, Albany, New York. Information and history of the current owners of the property who purchased the property from the V. Colvin estate. Dating from 1649, Albany's First Lutheran Church is the oldest congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and the second oldest church in Albany, NY. (Submitted on January 12, 2009, by James M. Vianna, LS of Stillwater, New York.)
Additional keywords. Land surveyor, Adirondack Mountains
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 12, 2009, by James M. Vianna, LS of Stillwater, New York. This page has been viewed 2,131 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 14, 2009, by James M. Vianna, LS of Stillwater, New York. 2. submitted on October 4, 2016, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.