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

Adamsville

 
 
Adamsville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel
1. Adamsville Marker
Inscription.  Named in honor of President John Quincy Adams, who gave permission for a Post Office to be operated here, ca. 1825. At one time there was a hotel, store and several mechanic or trade shops located in this hamlet. All that remains is the Baptist Church.
 
Erected 1999 by Town of Kingsbury.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1825.
 
Location. 43° 19.244′ N, 73° 28.387′ W. Marker is in Adamsville, New York, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 196 and County Route 43, on the right when traveling east on State Route 196. 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 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Smith's Basin (approx. 2.8 miles away); Great Indian Warpath (approx. 3.2 miles away); Brown's Tavern (approx. 3.6 miles away); Burgoyne's Army (approx. 4.2 miles away); Kingsbury Street (approx. 4.2 miles away); Clinton Gift
Adamsville Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, September 12, 2021
2. Adamsville Baptist Church
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(approx. 5 miles away); Civil War Mound and Urn (approx. 5 miles away); Civil War Enlistment Center (approx. 5 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 2, 2022