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Troy in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Unity House Founded

 
 
Unity House Founded Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 7, 2020
1. Unity House Founded Marker
Inscription.  
On This Site July 1, 1971,
Mary Jane Smith
Executive Director 1971-1991

With
Regis Obijiski And Peter Callaghan
Founded Unity House.

In Gratitude, the Directors, Staff And
Clients Establish This Remembrance Of
Their Work and Compassion For the
People of Rensselaer County.
November 8, 1991

 
Erected 1991.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work.
 
Location. 42° 44.323′ N, 73° 40.923′ W. Marker is in Troy, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on 8th Street south of Hoosick Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 309 8th Street, Troy NY 12180, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kate Mullany House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome to the Collar City! (approx. 0.3 miles away); Church of the Holy Cross (approx. 0.4 miles away); West Hall (approx. half a mile away); W & L E Gurley Building
Unity House Founded Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 7, 2020
2. Unity House Founded Marker
The marker is on the nearest corner of the building.
(approx. half a mile away); The Great Fire of 1862 (approx. half a mile away); Locking Through (approx. 0.6 miles away); Uncle Sam Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Troy.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Unity House. (Submitted on October 7, 2020, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
2. Mary Jane Smith; A Founder of Unity House. (Submitted on October 7, 2020, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2020, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2020, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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