Schenectady in Schenectady County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Thomas Edison Arrived at Schenectady
Erected by New York State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is August 20, 1963.
Location. 42° 48.836′ N, 73° 56.6′ W. Marker is in Schenectady, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is on State Street (New York State Route 5), on the left when traveling east. The marker is beside the side walk at the end of the Schenectady Amtrak station parking lot and between the nearby business and the railroad bridge over the street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schenectady NY 12305, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. South Gate of Stockade (approx. 0.2 miles away); The King’s Highway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Original Site of the African Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Westinghouse Jr. / The Westinghouse Family/Testimonials (approx. 0.2 miles away); West College (approx. Stockade Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Site of Schenectady (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schenectady.
More about this marker. The set screw which holds this sign in place is loose so that the marker as able to rotate on its post. Therefore it may be facing a different direction depending on whether or not a passing pedestrian gives the sign a shove.
Also see . . . Thomas Edison and GE. (Submitted on December 22, 2007.)
Additional keywords. Schenectady Station Thomas Edison General Electric NYCRR N.Y.C.R.R. New York Central Railroad
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 22, 2007, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 3,883 times since then and 166 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 22, 2007, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 28, 2007, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.