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Fort Edward in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Military Road

 
 
Old Military Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
1. Old Military Road Marker
Inscription.  
Below here
Old Military Road
ran diagonally
up this hill
1755 – 1777

 
Erected by N.Y. State Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable Places.
 
Location. 43° 16.308′ N, 73° 35.287′ W. Marker is in Fort Edward, New York, in Washington County. Marker is on Broadway (U.S. 4), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Edward NY 12828, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial to Jane McCrea (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jane McCrea (about 700 feet away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (about 700 feet away); Rogers Island - Fort Edward, NY (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Rogers Island - Fort Edward, NY (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Jane McCrea (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Hudson River at Fort Edward, NY
Marker in Fort Edward image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
2. Marker in Fort Edward
(approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named The Hudson River at Fort Edward (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Edward.
 
Site of the Old Military Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
3. Site of the Old Military Road
The marker can be seen on the right in this photo of the hill where the Old Military Road had been located over 250 years ago.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 28, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 957 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 28, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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