Broadalbin in Fulton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Home of Robert W. Chambers
Erected by Town of Broadalbin.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
Location. 43° 3.706′ N, 74° 11.89′ W. Marker is in Broadalbin, New York, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and North Street on North Main Street. This marker , located in the village of Broadalbin, is at the gate entrance) to his old estate, just a few feet from the intersection of N. Main and North Street (route 117) on the North side. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Broadalbin NY 12025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Broadalbin Methodist Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Honor (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1879 Fire (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Honor/Dedicated/Gratitude (approx. ¼ mile away); Kitty Husted (approx. ¼ mile away); Broadalbin World War Two Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Kennyetto Creek (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Broadalbin.
Regarding Home of Robert W. Chambers. This historic marker is placed at the entrance of the old Robert W. Chambers home, which now in 1997, is the rectory house for St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Robert W. Chambers was a well known author of his day and resided here in the village of Broadalbin. He is noted for the numerous novels he has written, some of which have a local historic background. Chambers was an illustrator as well and known as a local amateur entomologist. This marker was erected in 1976 during the Bicentennial of the American Revolution and dedicated through the effort of the Fulton County Bicentennial Coordinator, Lewis G. Decker and the Town Supervisor, Mr. Robert Leslie.
Lewis G. Decker, Fulton County Historian
Also see . . .
1. More Great Sacandaga Lake History. (Submitted on May 20, 2010, by ELizabeth Emery of Gloversville, New York.)
2. Robert W. Chambers - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 26, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2010, by ELizabeth Emery of Gloversville, New York. This page has been viewed 1,171 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 28, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. 2, 3. submitted on May 20, 2010, by ELizabeth Emery of Gloversville, New York. 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 28, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.