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Vischer Ferry in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ferry

1790-1922

 
 
Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, April 20, 2021
1. Ferry Marker
Inscription.  
Rope ferry established across the river at this point by Eldert Vischer. A toll bridge existed here 1900-1902.
 
Erected by Clifton Park Bicentennial Comm.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 42° 47.661′ N, 73° 49.877′ W. Marker is in Vischer Ferry, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Ferry Drive 0.1 miles south of Riverview Road, on the right when traveling south. Marker is in parking area at end of Ferry Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rexford NY 12148, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hamlet of Vischer Ferry (here, next to this marker); The Vischer Ferry Bridge (here, next to this marker); The Vischer Family (here, next to this marker); Vischer Ferry Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Amity Reformed Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Ferry Road Bridge & Its Surroundings… A Brief History (approx. half a mile away); Vischer Ferry (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lock 19 (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vischer Ferry.
 
Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, April 20, 2021
2. Ferry Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 21, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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