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Kinderhook in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Van Alen Homestead

 
 
Van Alen Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
1. Van Alen Homestead Marker
Inscription.  
Erected in 1736
Katrina Van Tassel
resided in this house
according to tradition.

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 42° 22.859′ N, 73° 41.417′ W. Marker is in Kinderhook, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is on New York State Route 9 H, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kinderhook NY 12106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ichabod Crane (within shouting distance of this marker); Post Road - 1772 (approx. half a mile away); Birthsite (approx. 0.8 miles away); “ . . . a Farmer in my native Town” (approx. 0.9 miles away); Welcome to Lindenwald (approx. 0.9 miles away); Uncovering the Past (approx. one mile away); Heermance House (approx. one mile away); Lawrence Van Buren House (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kinderhook.
 
Also see . . .  The Legend of Sleepy Hollow at Wikipedia.
Van Alen Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
2. Van Alen Homestead Marker
The Van Alen house can be seen in the background of this photo.
(Submitted on June 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Marker in Kinderhook image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
3. Marker in Kinderhook
The white structure in the background is the Ichabod Crane Schoolhouse.
Van Alen Home image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
4. Van Alen Home
Van Alen Homestead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 3, 2018
5. Van Alen Homestead
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 618 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on June 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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